Prochorus

Prochorus [N] [S]

he that presides over the choirs
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Prochorus [N] [H]

(leader of the chorus ), one of the seven deacons, being the third of the list, and named next after Stephen and Philip. ( Acts 6:5 )


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

Bibliography Information

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

PROCHORUS

prok'-o-rus (Prochoros) :

One of "the seven" chosen by the Christian community in Jerusalem to superintend the dispensing of charity to the widows and other poor (Acts 6:5). The name is Greek, and he may have been a Hellenist. According to tradition he became bishop of Nicomedia and died a martyr at Antioch.


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