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Andronicus (officer)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Andronicus the official
Andronicus the Official An official of Antiochus IV Epiphanes who was put in charge of the Mount Gerizim temple (2 Macc 5:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Andronicus (Person)
ANDRONICUS (PERSON) [Gk Andronikos (Ἀνδρονικος)]. 1. A deputy of Antiochus IV Epiphanes (2 Macc 4:31, 32, 34, 38). According to the account in 2 Macc 4:30–38, when a revolt broke out in Tarsus and Mallus, Antiochus left Andronicus, a Friend of the King (v 38), in charge as his deputy. Menelaus used
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Andronicus (officer)
2. Generally distinguished from 1, another officer of the same name, also under Antiochus (2 Macc. 5:23).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Andronicus
Andronicus (Gk. Andrónikos)1. A deputy under Antiochus IV Epiphanes (2 Macc. 4:31–38). According to 2 Maccabees he was bribed by Menelaus and subsequently encouraged to murder Onias in retaliation for exposing the crime; for this Antiochus ordered his execution. Other sources indicate Antiochus IV
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Andronicus
Andronicus [an-dron-i-kus] (1) an official whom Antiochus Epiphanes left in charge of Antioch; executed the high priest Onias (2 Macc. 4:31) (2) an official whom Antiochus Epiphanes left in command of Gerazim (2 Macc. 5:23) (3) a relative of Paul, whom he asked the Romans to greet (Rom. 16:7)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
ANDRONICUS
ANDRONICUS an-dron´uh-kuhs [Ἀνδρόνικος Andronikos]. The name occurs frequently in Greco-Roman antiquity. It is used to name four people pertinent to the Bible. 1. Regent in Antioch (171 bce) when ANTIOCHUS IV Epiphanes warred against the rebellious people of Tarsus and Mallus. Bribed by MENELAUS with