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GREEK: 1361 diotrefhv Diotrephes
NAVE: Diotrephes
EBD: Diotrephes
SMITH: DIOTREPHES
ISBE: DIOTREPHES
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Diotrephes

In Bible versions:

Diotrephes: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a Christian man who loved to be pre-eminent

nourished by Jupiter

Greek

Strongs #1361: diotrefhv Diotrephes

Diotrephes = "nourished by Jove"

1) a proud arrogant Christian mentioned in 3 Jo. 9

1361 Diotrephes dee-ot-ref-ace'

from the alternate of 2203 and 5142; Jove-nourished; Diotrephes, an
opponent of Christianity:-Diotrephes.
see GREEK for 2203
see GREEK for 5142

Diotrephes [EBD]

Jove-nourished, rebuked by John for his pride (3 John 1:9). He was a Judaizer, prating against John and his fellow-labourers "with malicious words" (7).

Diotrephes [NAVE]

DIOTREPHES, a false teacher, 3 John 9.

DIOTREPHES [SMITH]

(nourished by Jove), a Christian mentioned in (3 John 1:9) but of whom nothing is known.

DIOTREPHES [ISBE]

DIOTREPHES - di-ot'-re-fez (Diotrephes): A person mentioned in 3 Jn 1:9,10 as contentiously resisting the writer's authority and forbidding others from exercising the Christian hospitality which he himself refused to show. The words "who loveth to have the preeminence, among them" may indicate that he was a church official, abusing his position.chief stars in the constellation of the Twins. Some 4,000 years BC they served as pointers to mark the beginning of the new year by setting together with the first new moon of springtime. The constellation of the Twins was supposed to be especially favorable to sailors, hence, ships were often placed under the protection of the twin gods.




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