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A bedridden paralytic in Lydda who was miraculously healed by Peter in the name of Jesus (Acts 9:33–34).
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AENEAS (PERSON) [Gk Aineas (Αἰνεας)]. A man at Lydda, bed-ridden with paralysis, whom Peter was instrumental in healing (Acts 9:32–35). This person is not otherwise attested, though the name itself is fairly common and is found in Greek classical writers and in Josephus (Ant 14.10.22).Herbert G. Grether
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AENEAS. The name of a paralytic “sick of the palsy” and bedridden for eight years whom Peter healed, saying, “Jesus Christ maketh thee whole” (Acts 9:32–35). The healing resulted in a great spritual awakening at both Lydda and Sharon. It illustrates very well the purpose of NT miracles as an attestation
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
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Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
AENEAS Αἰνέας/ΑἰνείαςI. Aeneas, already a prominent Trojan hero in Homer’s Iliad, is best known to us as the central figure of Virgil’s Aeneid, whose task it is to create the Roman identity and destiny. His name occurs as that of the paralysed man cured by Peter at Acts 9:33–34. The name appears
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