Character Study on Barjesus

Character Study on Barjesus

Acts 13: And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:

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Hitchcock's Bible Names - Barjesus
Son of Jesus or Joshua
Morrish Bible Dictionary - Barjesus

1910 New Catholic Dictionary - Barjesus
(or Elymas) (Son of Jesus) (wise, magician) A false prophet, struck temporarily blind for opposing Paul at Paphos in the conversion of Proconsul Sergius Paulus (Acts 13).

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Elymas - Arabic (alim , "wise," related to ulema ) for Barjesus, the Jew sorcerer associated with Sergius Paulus
Bar-Jesus - Hasting's Dictionary of the Bible (5 vols) , article ‘Barjesus’), who possessed a familiarity with the forces of Nature not shared by their fellows, and which was commonly regarded as supernatural in its origin. -articles in Hasting's Dictionary of the Bible (5 vols) on ‘Barjesus’ (Massie) and ‘Magic’ (Whitehouse), and in Encyclopaedia Biblica (Schmiedel) on ‘Barjesus’; W
Cyprus - Elymas or Barjesus, a sorcerer and false prophet, a Jew, withstood Paul and Barnabas, "seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith"; but on his being struck with blindness at Paul's word the deputy was astonished and believed
Sergius Paulus - Weizsäcker is wrong, therefore, in ascribing the conversion of Sergius Paulus to ‘the Apostle striking his favourite, the Magian Barjesus, blind’ [Apostolic Age, i
Pseudo-Chrysostomus - It must have been from the work of some Oriental writer that he came by the name of Varisuas as that of a heretic (48 199) for Barjesus seems plainly intended