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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bar-Jesus

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Son of Joshua, the patronymic of Elymas the sorcerer (Acts 13:6 ), who met Paul and Barnabas at Paphos. Elymas is a word of Arabic origin meaning "wise."

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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Bar-Jesus'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/b/bar-jesus.html. 1897.

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