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Achaicus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Achaicus
Achaicus (Ἀχαϊκός, Achaikos). A member of the Corinthian church who was with Paul when he wrote his first letter to the church in Corinth (1 Cor 16:17). Achaicus is mentioned with Stephanas and Fortunatus, and therefore may have been a leader in the church (see 1 Cor 16:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Achaicus (Person)
ACHAICUS (PERSON) [Gk Achaikos (Ἀχαικος)]. A Corinthian Christian who, along with Stephanas and Fortunatus, traveled from Corinth to be with Paul in Ephesus (1 Cor 16:17). The name “Achaicus,” which means “one who is from Achaia,” suggests that he was a slave or former slave from that region since slaves
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Achaicus
Achaicus. Early convert in Corinth. Achaicus, Stephanas, and Fortunatus were visiting Paul in Ephesus when he wrote 1 Corinthians (1 Cor 16:17). It was probably Achaicus and his companions who brought Paul a letter from the Corinthian church (1 Cor 7:1) and returned with Paul’s reply.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Achaicus
Achaicus ə-kāʹə-kəs [GK. Akaikos—‘belonging to Achaia’]. One of the leaders of the Corinthian church (to be inferred from 1 Cor. 16:15ff) who, visiting Paul at Ephesus with Stephanas and Fortunatus, greatly relieved the apostle’s anxiety for the Corinthian church (cf. 1 Cor. 5:1ff). Paul admonishes
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Achaicus
ACHAICUS Early Christian convert in Corinth. Achaicus, Stephanas, and Fortunatus were visiting Paul in Ephesus when he wrote 1 Corinthians (1 Cor 16:17). It was probably Achaicus and his companions who brought Paul a letter from the Corinthian church (1 Cor 7:1) and returned with Paul’s reply.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Achaicus
Achaicus (uh-kay´uh-kuhs), a Christian from Corinth who, with Stephanas and Fortunatus, was with Paul in Ephesus when he wrote 1 Corinthians (16:17). The three apparently brought information to Paul concerning the condition of the church in Corinth and perhaps were the bearers of the letter mentioned
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Achaicus
ACHAICUS. A companion of Stephanas and Fortunatus who visited Paul at Ephesus and perhaps brought a letter from the church at Corinth (1 Cor 7:1; 16:17).
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Achaicus
ACHAICUS. A Corinthian Christian (1 Cor. 16:17): on his position see *Fortunatus. The name suggests a slave or ex-slave of Achaia, or possibly in the service of the Mummii: it was the title of L. Mummius, creator of Roman Achaia (and destroyer of *Corinth), and was retained in his family in Paul’s lifetime
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Achaicus
Achaicus (Gk. Achaɩ̈kós)A Christian (Gk. “a person from Achaia”) from Corinth whom the Corinthian church sent to Paul in Ephesus (1 Cor. 16:17).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Achaicus
Achaicus [ə kāˊə kəs] (Gk. Achaikos “a person from Achaia”). A Christian man from Corinth whom the Corinthian church sent to Paul in Ephesus (1 Cor. 16:17).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Achaicus
ACHAICUS A Christian from Corinth. He was sent by the Corinthian Christian community to Saint Paul in Ephesus (1 Cor 16:17).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Achaicus
ACHA´ICUS (a-kāʹi-kus; “an Achaean”). A Christian of Corinth who had rendered Paul personal aid, and by him was kindly commended to the Corinthian church (1 Cor. 16:17), a.d. 54.