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ScriptsΟνησιφορος Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Ονησιφορος (Onesiphoros), which meant "bringing advantage, beneficial". This name is mentioned briefly in Paul's second epistle to Timothy in the New Testament. According to tradition he was martyred by being tied to horses and then torn apart.
Other Languages & CulturesOnesiphoros Ancient Greek Onesiphoros Biblical Greek

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biblical, martyrs
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute