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Crescens

Crescens [N] [H] [S]

increasing, probably one of the seventy disciples of Christ. He was one of Paul's assistants ( 2 Timothy 4:10 ), probably a Christian of Rome.

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Crescens". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Crescens [N] [E] [S]

growing; increasing
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Crescens'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Crescens [N] [E] [H]

(growing ), ( 2 Timothy 4:10 ) an assistant of St. Paul, said to have been one of the seventy disciples.


[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 'Crescens'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

CRESCENS

kres'-enz (Kreskes, "increasing"):

An assistant of Paul, mentioned in 2 Timothy 4:10 as having gone to Galatia. That he was one of the Seventy, and that he founded the church in Vienna in Gaul, are traditions without any trustworthy basis.


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'CRESCENS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.