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Eupator
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Eupator
Eupator (Ευπάτωρ, Eupatōr). The surname given to Antiochus V, who succeeded his father Antiochus IV Epiphanes as Seleucid king in 163 bc (1 Macc 6:17). The name means “having a noble father.”
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Eupator
Eupator ūʹpə-tor [Gk. Eupatōr—‘of noble father’]. The name given to Antiochus V (1 Macc. 3:32; 6:17). Epiphanes had appointed his friend and foster brother Philip as his son’s guardian; but in Philip’s absence Lysias continued his duty as guardian, set the king upon the throne, and named him Eupator
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Eupator
EUPATOR Surname of Antiochus V, the Seleucid king. The name means “son of a noble father.” See Antiochus V.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
EUPATOR
EUPATOR<u’-pa-tor> ([Εὐπάτωρ, Eupator], “of noble father”): The name given to Antiochus V who had succeeded his father Antiochus IV (Epiphanes), 164 BC, while still a child under the guardianship of Lysias (1 Macc 3:32; 6:17). In the absence of Philip, a friend and foster-brother of the child’s
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 2, D–G
Eupator
Eupator yoo’puh-tor (Εὐπάτωρ, “[born] of a noble father”). The surname of Antiochus V (reigned 163–162 B.C.), who as a boy succeeded his father Antiochus IV Epiphanes (175–163 B.C.) on the Seleucid throne (1 Macc. 6:17; 2 Macc. 2:20; et al.).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Eupator
EUPATOR, ūʹpa-tor (Εὐπάτωρ, Eupátuōr, “of noble father”): The name given to Antiochus V who had succeeded his father Antiochus IV (Epiphanes), 164 BC, while still a child under the guardianship of Lysias (1 Macc 3:32; 6:17). In the absence of Philip, a friend and foster-brother of the child’s father,
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Eupator
Eupator [yoo-puh-ter]: a cognomen of Syrian (Seleucid) emperor Antiochus V (1 Macc. 6:17)
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
EUPATOR
EUPATOR yoo´puh-tor [Εὐπάτωρ Eupatōr]. The surname of the Seleucid king ANTIOCHUS V (1 Macc 6:17; 2 Macc 10:10, 13:1). It means “of a good father,” likely a reference to Antiochus IV Epiphanes.