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Areopagite
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Areopagite
Areopagite (Ἀρεοπαγίτης, Areopagitēs). The members of the court of the Areopagus in Athens (Acts 17:19, 34).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Areopagite
Areopagite. Member of the council or court of the Areopagus in Athens (Acts 17:34).See Dionysius.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Areopagite
AREOPAGITE* Member of the council or court of the Areopagus in Athens (Acts 17:34). See Dionysius.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Areopagite
AREOPAGITE. A member of the Areopagus council. One such member is named in Scripture, Dionysius (q.v.; Acts 17:34). See also Areopagus.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Areopagite
Areopagite (Gk. Areopagɩ́tēs)A member of the prestigious Athenian council which held its sessions at or near the Areopagus. Dionysius, one of Paul’s converts, was an Areopagite (Acts 17:34).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Areopagite
Areopagite [ărˊĭ ŏpˊə jīt] (Gk. Areopagitēs). A member of the prestigious Athenian court which held its sessions at or near the Areopagus. Dionysius, one of Paul’s converts, was an Areopagite (Acts 17:34).
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Areopagite, the
Areopagite, the. The mystical writer, Dionysius (6) (? 5th cent.), so named from a wrong identification with the Dionysius who was converted by St *Paul’s speech on the *Areopagus (Acts 17:34).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Areopagite
Areop´agite, a member of the court of Areopagus. Acts 17:34. [Mars’ Hill.]
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Areopagite
AREOP´AGITE (ar-e-opʹa-gīt; Acts 17:34). A member of the court of Areopagus (which see).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Areopagite
AREOPAGITE [air ee OP ah gyte] — a member of the court, or council, of the Areopagus (Acts 17:34). Also see Dionysius.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Areopagite
AREOPAGITE (Âr·ə·ŏpʹ ȧ·gīte) Member of the highly respected Greek council which met on the Areopagus in Athens. See Areopagus; Athens; Dionysius.
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