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Manaen
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Manaen
Manaen (Μαναήν, Manaēn). A prophet and teacher in the church of Antioch; described as a friend of Herod Antipas (Acts 13:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Manaen (Person)
MANAEN (PERSON) [Gk Manaēn (Μαναην)]. Mentioned in Acts 13:1 as one of the prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch who were present at the commissioning of Paul and Barnabas for missionary work. Manaen is called a syntrophos of Herod the Tetrarch, that is, Herod Antipas (4 b.c.e.–37 c.e.). Syntrophos
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Manaen
Manaen. One of the prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch (Acts 13:1), identified as a close companion of Herod the tetrarch. The name is a Greek form of the Hebrew name Menachem.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Manaen
Manaen manʹə-en [Gk. Manaēn; Greek form of the Hebrew name Menahem—‘comforter,’ ‘consoler’; cf. LXX Manaēm (2 K. 15:14)]. One of five “prophets and teachers,” including Barnabas and Saul, of the church at Antioch (Acts 13:1). He is described as sýntrophos of Herod (Antipas) the tetrarch. The precise
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Manaen
MANAEN One of the prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch (Acts 13:1), identified as a close companion of Herod the tetrarch. The name is a Greek form of the Hebrew name Menahem.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Manaen
Manaen (man´ee-uhn), a Christian prophet and teacher in Antioch who was present when Paul and Barnabas were commissioned to be missionaries (Acts 13:1). Manaen is further identified as a member of the court of Herod. See also Antioch; Herod; prophet.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Manaen
MANAEN. One of the five prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch and “foster-brother” (syntrophos) of Herod the tetrarch (Acts 13:1), i.e., Antipas (4 b.c.a.d. 37). The latter designation may mean that he was brought up (NASB) and educated with this Herod. Some have speculated that he was the
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Manaen
MANAEN. The Gk. form of the Heb. name Menahem (‘comforter’). Brought up with (‘foster-brother of) Herod Antipas, Manaen’s life took a very different turn from that of the tetrarch, and he is found as one of the Christian leaders at Antioch along with Paul and Barnabas (Acts 13:1). He may have been related
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Manaen
Manaen (Gk. Manaḗn)A Christian prophet-teacher in Antioch (Acts 13:1), present at the commissioning of Paul and Barnabas as missionaries. Manaen was a “foster brother” (Gk. sýntrophos; RSV “member of the court”) of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee and Perea; the title was given to boys raised as
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Manaen
Manaen [mănˊĭ ən] (Gk. Manaēn, from Heb. menāḥēm “comforter”). A Christian prophet-teacher in Antioch (Acts 13:1). Manaen was a “foster brother” (Gk. sýntrophos; RSV “member of the court”) of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee and Perea; the title was given to boys raised as companions
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Manaen
MANAEN One of the leaders of the Christian community in Antioch (Acts 13:1). He is described as a syntrophos of Herod Antipas, a title that has been interpreted variously to mean that he was “brought up together” with Herod or was a “foster-brother” or a “companion” from their youth. Regardless of the
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Manaen
Man´aen (comforter) is mentioned in Acts 13:1 as one of the teachers and prophets in the church at Antioch at the time of the appointment of Saul and Barnabas as missionaries to the heathen. He is said to have been brought up with Herod Antipas. He was probably his foster-brother.