Acts 14

Chapter 14

14:12  And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker.

Jupiter Latin for Gr. Zeus, the national god of the Greeks.

Mercurius Gr. Hermes.

14:23  And when they had ordained them elders in every church, and had prayed with fasting, they commended them to the Lord, on whom they believed.


(Greek - mavgo , to designate by stretching out (or pointing with) the hand).