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Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature
El´ymas, an appellative supposed to mean a wise man, applied to a Jew named Bar-Jesus, mentioned in . Chrysostom observes, in reference to the blindness inflicted by the Apostle on Bar-Jesus, that the limiting clause 'for a season,' shows that it was not intended so much for the punishment of the sorcerer as for the conversion of the deputy.
Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Elymas'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblial Literature". https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/kbe/e/elymas.html.