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Aeneas
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Aeneas
Aeneas (Αἰνέας, Aineas). A bedridden paralytic in Lydda who was miraculously healed by Peter in the name of Jesus (Acts 9:33–34).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Aeneas (Person)
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
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Aeneas
Aeneas. Bedridden paralytic in Lydda who was miraculously healed by the apostle Peter. Many people became Christians as a result (Acts 9:33–35).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Aeneas
Aeneas ə-nēʹəs [GK. Aineas]. A paralytic at Lydda, who, after he “had been bedridden for eight years,” was miraculously healed by Peter (Acts 9:33f).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Aeneas
AENEAS Bedridden paralytic in Lydda who was miraculously healed by the apostle Peter (Acts 9:33–35).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Aeneas
Aeneas (i-nee´uhs), a paralytic at Lydda who was healed by Peter (Acts 9:33–35).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Aeneas
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
Aeneas
Aeneas (Gk. Ainéas)A man from Lydda who had been bedridden for eight years before Peter healed him of his paralysis (Acts 9:33–35).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Aeneas
Aeneas [ĭ nēˊəs] (Gk. Aineas). A man from Lydda who had been bedridden for eight years before Peter healed him of his paralysis (Acts 9:32–35). He may have been a member of a local group of Christians.
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Aeneas
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
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Aeneas
AENEAS The name of a paralyzed man in Lydda who was bedridden for eight years before being healed by Saint Peter (Acts 9:33–35).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Æneas
Æne´as (laudable), a paralytic at Lydda healed by St. Peter. Acts 9:33, 34.
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