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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
HERMOGENES (PERSON) [Gk Hermogenēs (Ἑρμογενης)]. Hermogenes, along with Phygelus, is singled out for mention in 2 Tim 1:15 as being among “all (those) in Asia” who had turned away from Paul, presumably because of or during his imprisonment. A contrast is drawn between these Asians and another, Onesiphorus
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hermogenes. Prominent Asian believer who “turned away” from Paul (2 Tm 1:15). His actions may have been the result of doctrinal disagreement, but more likely involved his unwillingness to come to Paul’s defense during the apostle’s second Roman imprisonment for fear of suffering the same fate himself.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hermogenes hûr-mojʹə-nēz [Gk. Hermogenēs—‘born of Hermes’] (2 Tim. 1:15). A Christian mentioned by Paul as having, along with Phygelus and “all who are in Asia,” turned away from him. It is not clear when or where the defection of these Asiatic Christians from the apostle took place, whether it was
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
HERMOGENES Prominent Asian believer who “turned away” from Paul (2 Tm 1:15). His actions may have been the result of doctrinal disagreement but more likely involved his unwillingness to come to Paul’s defense during the apostle’s second Roman imprisonment for fear of suffering the same fate himself.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
HERMOGENES. Mentioned with Phygelus as representative of Asian Christians who once repudiated Paul (2 Tim. 1:15). The language indicates Roman Asia (not, as some suggest, an Asian community in Rome), and a specific action (cf. rv)—perhaps breaking off relations (through fear of involvement?) when Paul
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary