Gender Masculine
Scripts Ὀνησίφορος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Ὀνησίφορος (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.

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Entry updated May 29, 2020