the Week of Proper 21 / Ordinary 26
People's Dictionary of the Bible
Nicolas (nĭk'o-las), conqueror of the people. A Jewish proselyte of Antioch, who afterwards embraced Christianity, and was among the most zealous of the first Christians, so that he was chosen one of the seven to minister in the church at Jerusalem. Acts 6:5.
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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Nicolas'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​rpd/​n/nicolas.html. 1893.