Gender Masculine
Usage Biblical
Scripts Κλωπᾶς(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. KLO-pəs(English)
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Meaning & History

Meaning unknown, probably of Aramaic origin. In the New Testament Clopas is mentioned briefly as the husband of one of the women who witnessed the crucifixion, sometimes identified with Alphaeus.

Related Names

VariantCleophas
Other Languages & CulturesKlopas(Biblical Greek)

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Entry updated April 25, 2021