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Sosipater

Sosipater [N] [S]

(See SOPATER .)

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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Sosipater [N] [E]

(saviour of his father ), kinsman or fellow tribesman of St. Paul, ( Romans 16:21 ) is probably the same person as Sopater of Berea. (A.D. 54.)


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

Bibliography Information

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

SOSIPATER

so-sip'-a-ter (Sosipatros):

Sosipater unites with Lucius and Jason in sending greetings to the Roman Christians (Romans 16:21). He is a "kinsman" of Paul, by which Paul means a Jew (Romans 9:3; 16:11,21). It is the same name as SOPATER (which see). "Sopater of Berea" was one of the companions of Paul on his journey from Philippi after his 3rd missionary journey (Acts 20:4). These two are probably the same person, Paul having with him in Corinth, at the time of writing to the Roman Christians, the two Macedonians, Sopater of Berea and Jason of Thessalonica. The name Sosipater is found on a list of politarchs of Thessalonica.

S. F. Hunter


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