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Crescens
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Crescens
Crescens (Κρήσκης, Krēskēs). A companion of Paul who worked in Galatia (2 Tim 4:10).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Crescens (Person)
CRESCENS (PERSON) [Gk Krēskēs (Κρησκης)]. A Christian, apparently a co-worker of Paul, who left him during his Roman imprisonment (assumably in Rome, although Caesarea has been defended) and went to Galatia (2 Tim 4:10). In mentioning Crescens, Paul indicates that he had likewise been left by Titus
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Crescens
Crescens. Co-worker of the apostle Paul. Crescens went on to Galatia when Paul was imprisoned in Rome (2 Tm 4:10).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Crescens
Crescens kresʹənz [Gk. Krēskēs—‘increasing’]. An assistant of Paul, mentioned in 2 Tim. 4:10 as having gone to Galatia. That he was one of the Seventy, and that he founded the church in Vienna in Gaul, are traditions without any trustworthy basis.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Crescens
CRESCENS Coworker of the apostle Paul. Crescens went on to Galatia when Paul was imprisoned in Rome (2 Tm 4:10).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Crescens
Crescens (kres´uhnz), a person who, when 2 Timothy was written, had left the writer for Galatia (2 Tim. 4:10). Nothing more is known about him.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Crescens
CRESCENS. Crescens was the assistant of Paul mentioned in 2 Tim 4:10. He went to Galatia, but there is no indication of the reason. No trustworthy tradition exists concerning him, though tradition has suggested that he was one of the 70 sent out by Jesus, and that he founded the church in Vienna.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Crescens
CRESCENS. Companion of Paul (2 Tim. 4:10) on service in ‘Galatia’. Elsewhere Paul uses this term of Anatolian Galatia, but here it could equally designate European Gaul, as most ancient commentators and some mss interpret it. If so, with the contiguous references to Titus’s Dalmatian mission, it may
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Crescens
Crescens (Gk. Krḗskēs)A companion of Paul during one of his prison terms (2 Tim. 4:10). When 2 Timothy was written he had left for Galatia (some texts read Gk. Gallɩ́a, “Gaul”), but the text does not say why.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Crescens
Crescens [krĕsˊənz] (Gk. Krēskēs “increasing”). A companion of Paul during one of his prison terms (2 Tim. 4:10). When 2 Timothy was written he had left for Galatia (some texts read Gk. Gallia “Gaul”), but the text does not say why.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Crescens
CRESCENS A Christian who accompanied Paul during his Roman imprisonment (2 Tim 4:10); he then went to Galatia.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Crescens
Cres´cens (growing), 2 Tim. 4:10, an assistant of St. Paul, said to have been one of the seventy disciples.
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