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Lysanias

Lysanias [N] [E] [H]

(that drives away sorrow ), mentioned by St. Luke in one of his chronological passages, ch. ( Luke 3:1 ) as being tetrarch. of Abilene (i.e. the district round Abila) in the thirteenth year of Tiberius (A.D. 26), at the time when Herod Antipas was tetrarch of Galilee and Herod Philip tetrarch of Ituraea and Trachonitis.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Lysanias'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.