Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)/Bar-jesus

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“Bar-jesus”
Easton's Bible Dictionary (1897)
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See the modern Wikipedia entry at Bar-jesus.

Bar-jesus: 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."