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Chuza
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chuza
Chuza (Χουζᾶς, Chouzas). The husband of Joanna and manager of Herod Antipas’ household (Luke 8:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chuza (Person)
CHUZA (PERSON) [Gk Chouzas (Χουζας)]. A steward (epitropos) of Herod Antipas whose wife, Joanna, followed Jesus and supported him with her means (Luke 8:3). Most likely, Chuza was Herod’s business manager, but he may have been some kind of political appointee since the Gk term for “steward” may refer
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chuza
Chuza. Steward of Herod Antipas, either a manager of Herod’s property or a political appointee; a man of influence and prestige. He was married to Joanna, who was healed by Jesus and subsequently accompanied Jesus and his disciples on their travels (Lk 8:3).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chuza
Chuza küʹzə [Gk. Chouzas] (Lk. 8:3). The steward of Herod Antipas. His wife Joanna, “and Susanna, and many others,” ministered to Christ and His disciples.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Chuza
CHUZA Steward of Herod Antipas, either a manager of Herod’s property or a political appointee; a man of influence and prestige. He was married to Joanna, who was healed by Jesus and subsequently accompanied Jesus and his disciples on their travels (Lk 8:3).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Chuza
Chuza (kyoo´zuh), a steward (perhaps property manager) of Herod Antipas and the husband of Joanna, one of several women who followed and ministered to Jesus (Luke 8:3). See also Antipas; Joanna.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chuza
CHUZA. Stewart of Herod Antipas, probably managing his property. He was the husband of Joanna, a Galilean woman who, having been cured of a disease or possession of an evil spirit, followed and supported Jesus (Lk 8:2–3; 24:10).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chuza
Chuza (Gk. Chouzás)An “official” (NRSV “steward”) of Herod Antipas. His precise office is unclear (cf. Matt. 20:8; Gal. 4:2). Chuza’s wife Joanna was among Jesus’ followers (Luke 8:3), suggesting that Jesus’ message reached even the aristocracy. Joanna’s presence among Jesus’ followers has led to speculations
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chuza
Chuza [kūˊzə (Gk. Chouzas).† A steward of Herod Antipas and husband of Joanna, who provided for Jesus and his disciples (Luke 8:3; NIV “Cuza”). Chuza may have been a high functionary at Herod’s court, and he and his wife may have been believers among the aristocracy. The name, which occurs on
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Chuza
CHUZA A steward of Herod Antipas. His wife, Joanna, was a financial supporter and follower of Jesus (Luke 8:3). He might be the same royal official whose son was healed by Jesus (John 4:46–53). The name Chuza is preserved in both Nabatean and Syrian inscriptions.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chuza
Chu´za, properly Chu´zas (the seer), the house-steward of Herod Antipas. Luke 8:3.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chuza
CHU´ZA (kooʹza; Aram. chuza˒, “jug”), Ku´za (NIV). The “steward” of Herod (Antipas), whose wife, Joanna (which see), having been cured by our Lord either of possession by an evil spirit or of a disease, became attached to that body of women who accompanied Him on his journeyings (Luke 8:3).
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