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Dorymenes
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dorymenes
Dorymenes (Δορυμένης, Dorymenēs). The father of Ptolemy Macron (1 Macc 3:38; 2 Macc 4:45). Dorymenes was probably the same Aetolian commander who fought against Antiochus the Great and was mentioned by Polybius (5.61.9).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dorymenes (Person)
DORYMENES (PERSON) [Gk Dorymenēs (Δορυμενης)]. Father of Ptolemy, who was the governor of Coele-Syria (1 Macc 3:38; 2 Macc 4:45; cf. 2 Macc 8:8). He might have been the Aetolian commander under Ptolemy IV, the king of Egypt, as mentioned by Polybius (5. 61. 9).Uriel Rappaport
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dorymenes
Dorymenes dôr-imʹə-nēz [Gk. Dorymênēs]. Father of Ptolemy Macron (1 Macc. 3:38; 2 Macc. 4:45); probably the same man who fought against Antiochus the Great (Polybius v 61).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
DORYMENES
DORYMENES<do-rim’-e-nez> ([Δορυμένης, Dorumenes]): Father of Ptolemy Macron (1 Macc 3:38; 2 Macc 4:45); probably the same man who fought against Antiochus the Great (Polyb. v.61).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Dorymenes
Dorymenes dor-im’uh-neez (Δορυμένης). The father of a certain Ptolemy who was one of the officers chosen by Lysias to lead a campaign against Judah (1 Macc. 3:38; 2 Macc. 4:45; prob. also the governor of Coelesyria and Phoenicia, 8:8).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Dorymenes
DORYMENES, dō̇-rimʹe-nēz (Δορυμένης, Doruménēs): Father of Ptolemy Macron (1 Macc 3:38; 2 Mace 4:45); probably the same man who fought against Antiochus the Great (Polyb. v.61).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Dorymenes
Dorymenes [dor-im-uh-nēz]: the father of Ptolemy (3) Macron, who was chosen by Lysias to join Nicanor and Gorgias in a punitive war to destroy Judah (1 Macc. 3:38)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
DORYMENES
DORYMENES dor-im´uh-neez [Δορυμένης Dorymenēs]. Father of Ptolemy (2 Macc 4:45) who was governor of Coelesyria and Phoenicia (2 Macc 8:8), and whom Lysias appointed to attack Judah (1 Macc 3:38–4:25; Josephus, Ant. 12.298). This may be the Dorymenes mentioned by Polybius (5.61.9), an Aetolian commander
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Ptolemy Son