Given Name ERASTUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Εραστος (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: i-RAS-təs (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Εραστος (Erastos) meaning "beloved". This was the name of an assistant of Paul mentioned in Acts and two epistles in the New Testament.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Erastos (Ancient Greek), Erastos (Biblical Greek), Rastus (English)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017