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Parmenas

Parmenas [N] [H] [S]

constant, one of the seven "deacons" ( Acts 6:5 ).

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 Parmenas". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Parmenas [N] [E] [S]

that abides
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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Bibliography Information

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

Parmenas [N] [E] [H]

(abiding ), one of the seven deacons, "men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom." ( Acts 8:5 ) There is a tradition that he suffered martyrdom at Philippi in the reign of Trajan.


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

PARMENAS

par'-me-nas (Parmenas):

A Greek name, an abbreviated form of Parmenides. Parmenas was one of "the seven" chosen by the people and appointed by the apostles to superintend the daily distribution to the Christian poor of Jerusalem (Acts 6:5). Tradition states that he was martyred at Philippi, in the reign of Trajan, but his name does not appear again in Scripture.


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