Given Name ONESIPHORUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ονησιφορος (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.

Categories

biblical, martyrs
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Onesiphoros (Ancient Greek), Onesiphoros (Biblical Greek)