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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Parmenas

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(Παρμενᾶς, probably a contraction for παρμενίδης, constant), the sixth named of the seven first deacons (q.v.) of the Church formed at Jerusalem (Acts 6:5). A.D. 29. Nothing more is known of him.; but the Roman martyrologies allege that he suffered martyrdom at Philippi under Trajan (Baron. Ann. 2:55). Hippolytus asserts that he was at one time bishop of Soli. In the Calendar of the Byzantine Church he and Prochorus are commemorated on July 28th.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Parmenas'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/p/parmenas.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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