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Heavenly Twins

In Bible versions:

Heavenly Twins: NET
Castor and Pollux: AVS NIV TEV
Pollux: NIV TEV
twin gods Castor and Pollux: NIV
Twin Brothers: NRSV NASB TEV
the Twin: NASB
the twin sons of the Greek god Jupiter
a pagan god; supposed son of the Greek god Jupiter; twin with Castor
the two "sons of Zeus", pagan gods said to be the guardian deities of sailors (NIV note).

Greek

Strongs #1359: dioskouroi Dioskouroi

1) Castor and Pollux, were the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda, and
were regarded as the tutelary divinities of sailors

1359 Dioskouroi dee-os'-koo-roy

from the alternate of 2203 and a form of the base of 2877; sons of
Jupiter, i.e. the twins Dioscuri:-Castor and Pollux.
see GREEK for 2203
see GREEK for 2877

Castor and Pollux [EBD]

the "Dioscuri", two heroes of Greek and Roman mythology. Their figures were probably painted or sculptured on the prow of the ship which Luke refers to (Acts 28:11). They were regarded as the tutelary divinities of sailors. They appeared in the heavens as the constellation Gemini.

Castor and Pollux [NAVE]

CASTOR AND POLLUX, name of a ship, Acts 28:11.

CASTOR AND POLLUX [SMITH]

(Acts 28:11) the twin sons of Jupiter and Leda, were regarded as the tutelary divinities of sailors; hence their image was often used as a figure-head for ships. They appeared in heaven as the constellation Gemini . In art they were sometimes represented simply as stars hovering over a ship.

POLLUX [SMITH]

[CASTOR AND POLLUX AND POLLUX]

TWIN BROTHERS [SMITH]

This term is used in the Revised Version of (Acts 28:11) for CASTOR AND POLLUX AND POLLUX, which see.

CASTOR AND POLLUX [ISBE]

CASTOR AND POLLUX - kas'-ter, pol'-uks.

See DIOSCURI; ASTRONOMY.

POLLUX [ISBE]

POLLUX - pol'-uks.

See CASTOR AND POLLUX.

TWIN BROTHERS [ISBE]

TWIN BROTHERS - (Acts 28:11).

See DIOSCURI.




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