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GREEK: 3937 parmenav Parmenas
NAVE: Parmenas
EBD: Parmenas
SMITH: PARMENAS
ISBE: PARMENAS
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Parmenas

In Bible versions:

Parmenas: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
one of seven men chosen by the church at Jerusalem to look after the distribution of food

that abides, or is permanent

Greek

Strongs #3937: parmenav Parmenas

Parmenas = "abiding"

1) one of the seven deacons of the church at Jerusalem

3937 Parmenas par-men-as'

probably by contraction for Parmenides (a derivative of a compound of
3844 and 3306); constant; Parmenas, a Christian:-Parmenas.
see GREEK for 3844
see GREEK for 3306

Parmenas [EBD]

constant, one of the seven "deacons" (Acts 6:5).

Parmenas [NAVE]

PARMENAS, one of the disciples, Acts 6:5.

PARMENAS [SMITH]

(abiding), one of the seven deacons, "men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom." (Acts 8:5) There is a tradition that he suffered martyrdom at Philippi in the reign of Trajan.

PARMENAS [ISBE]

PARMENAS - par'-me-nas (Parmenas): A Greek name, an abbreviated form of Parmenides. Parmenas was one of "the seven" chosen by the people and appointed by the apostles to superintend the daily distribution to the Christian poor of Jerusalem (Acts 6:5). Tradition states that he was martyred at Philippi, in the reign of Trajan, but his name does not appear again in Scripture.




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