Bar-jesus [N]

son of Joshua, the patronymic of Elymas the sorcerer ( Acts 13:6 ), who met Paul and Barnabas at Paphos. Elymas is a word of Arabic origin meaning "wise."

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

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bar-jesus". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Bar-jesus [H]

(son of Jesus ). [ELYMAS]

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

Bibliography Information

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