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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Mercurius

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The Hermes (i.e., "the speaker") of the Greeks (Acts 14:12 ), a heathen God represented as the constant attendant of Jupiter, and the god of eloquence. The inhabitants of Lystra took Paul for this god because he was the "chief speaker."

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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 'Mercurius'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/m/mercurius.html. 1897.

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