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GREEK: 2921 Krispov Krispos
NAVE: Crispus
EBD: Crispus
SMITH: CRISPUS
ISBE: CRISPUS
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Crispus

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Crispus: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a leader of the Jewish synagogue at Corinth, baptized by Paul

curled

Greek

Strongs #2921: Krispov Krispos

Crispus = "curled"

1) the ruler of the Jewish synagogue in Corinth, baptised by Paul

2921 Krispos kris'-pos

of Latin origin; "crisp"; Crispus, a Corinthian:-Crispus.

Crispus [EBD]

curled, the chief of the synagogue at Corinth (Acts 18:8). He was converted and, with his family, baptized by Paul (1 Cor. 1:14).

Crispus [NAVE]

CRISPUS, a ruler at Corinth, Acts 18:8; 1 Cor. 1:14.

CRISPUS [SMITH]

(curled), ruler of the Jewish synagogue at Corinth, (Acts 18:8) baptized with his family by St. Paul. (1 Corinthians 1:14) (A.D. 50.)

CRISPUS [ISBE]

CRISPUS - kris'-pus (Krispos, "curled"): One of the small number baptized by Paul among the Corinthian Christians (1 Cor 1:14). He had been ruler of the Jewish synagogue, but he "believed in the Lord with all his house"; and, following Paul, withdrew from the synagogue (Acts 18:7,8). He seems to have been succeeded by Sosthenes (Acts 18:17). According to tradition he became bishop of Aegina.




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