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Hermogenes
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hermogenes
Hermogenes (Ἑρμογένης, Hermogenēs). A Christian in Asia who deserted Paul (2 Tim 1:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hermogenes (Person)
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
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
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
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)
Hermogenes
Hermogenes (huhr-moj´uh-neez), an Asian Christian known only as one who deserted Paul (2 Tim. 1:15). See also Phygelus.Mount Hermon rises 9,230 feet above sea level and towers above the upper Jordan Valley.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hermogenes
HERMOGENES. One of the “all who are in Asia” who turned away from Paul in his troubles (2 Tim 1:15). By being named, it appears that he was one of the leaders.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hermogenes
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
Hermogenes
Hermogenes (Gk. Hermogénēs)A Christian who, with Phygelus and others in the Roman province of Asia, turned away from Paul (2 Tim. 1:15). It is unclear whether the defection was over theological differences or to avoid Roman persecution.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hermogenes
Hermogenes [hər mŏjˊə nēz] (Gk. Hermogenēs “born of Hermes”). A Christian who, with Phygelus and others in the Roman province of Asia, turned away from Paul (2 Tim. 1:15). it is unclear whether the defection was over theological differences or to avoid Roman persecution.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hermogenes
HERMOGENES A Christian who, with Phygelus and “all who are in Asia,” turned away from Paul (2 Tim 1:15).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hermogenes
Hermog´enes, a person mentioned by St. Paul in the latest of all his epistles, 2 Tim. 1:15, when all in Asia had turned away from him. (a.d. 64.)
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