ElymasἘλύμαςmBiblical Greek, Biblical Hellenized form of a masculine given name of which the meaning and origin is (so far) uncertain. This name is best known for being the name of Elymas, a Jewish sorcerer (who is also known as Bar-Jesus) who is mentioned in chapter 13 of Acts of the Apostles in the New Testament... [more]
EpainetosἘπαίνετοςmAncient Greek, Biblical Greek From the Greek adjective ἐπαινετός (epainetos) meaning "praised, praiseworthy, laudable", itself a derivative of ἔπαινος (epainos) "approval, praise, commendation" (also compare αἰνετός (ainetos) "praiseworthy")... [more]
EseliasΕσελιαςmHebrew (Hellenized), Biblical Greek Greek form of Atsalyahu, as it first appeared in the Septuagint. The name is often written as Ezelias in direct English translations of the Septuagint, even though the Greek spelling in the Septuagint very clearly does not contain the zeta (i.e. the Greek letter 'z').
SosipatrosΣωσίπατροςmAncient Greek, Biblical Greek Derived from the Greek adjective σῶς (sos) meaning "safe, whole, unwounded" (see Sosigenes) combined with either the Greek adjective πατρός (patros) meaning "of the father" or the Greek noun πατρίς (patris) meaning "of one's fathers" as well as "fatherland".... [more]