Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
#493 - Ἀντίπας
- a Christian of Pergamos who suffered martyrdom
(T, Ἀντείπας ), -α (in some MSS. it appears to be indecl.; but v. M, Proverbs 12:1-28; it is abbrev. from Ἀντίπατρος ), ὁ ,
Antipas: Revelation 2:13.†
Deissmann (BS p. 187) calls attention to the appearance of [Ἀ ]ντιπάτρου in Perg II. 524.2 (";not older than Caracalla?";) : that the full form of the name is used may be evidence that this later Pergamene was not called after the martyr.
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