the Week of Proper 19 / Ordinary 24
Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #3044 - Λίνος
Linus = "a net"
- a Christian at Rome, known to Paul and to Timothy, 2 Ti. 4:21, who was the first bishop of Rome after the apostles (A.D.
Name of a Christian
Λίνος [ ῐ], ὁ,
I Linos, a mythical minstrel, Hes. Fr. 192, Theoc. 24.105, Apollod. 1.3.2.
II as Appellat., the song or lay of Linos, whether composed by him or upon him; λίνον δ' ὑπὸ καλὸν ἄειδε λεπταλέῃ φωνῇ sang the lay of Linos in accompaniment, Il. 18.570, cf. Pi. Fr. 139.5, Hdt. 2.79, E. HF 348 (lyr.), Ar.Byz. ap. Ath. 14.619c, and v. οἰτόλινος. (In Il. l. c. Zenod. read λίνος and interpreted it of the string of the instrument, which was orig. made of flax acc. to Sch.)
Λίνος (not Λίνος (with R G Tr); see Passow (or Liddell and Scott), under the word; cf. Lipsius, Gramm. Untersuch., p. 42), Λινου, ὁ, Linus, one of Paul's Christian associates; according to ecclesiastical tradition bishop of the church at Rome (cf. Hase, Polemik, edition 3, p. 131; Lipsius, Chronologie d. röm. Bischöfe, p. 146; (Dict. of Chris. Biog. under the word)): 2 Timothy 4:21.
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Linus: 2 Timothy 4:21.†
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