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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary Greek Lexicon
Strong's #2394 - Ἰάσων
Jason = "one who will heal"
- a Thessalonians who entertained Paul and Silas, and maybe a cousin of Paul (Ro. 16:
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Ἰάσων , -ονος , ὁ ,
Jason: Acts 17:5-7; Acts 17:9; perhaps the same, Romans 16:21.†
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For this proper name cf. P Petr I. 19.2 (B.C. 225) (as read ib . III. p. 32) ) Ἰάσω [ν ] Ἀχαιός, ib. III. 21 (b).2 (B.C. 225) ἐπὶ προέδρου Ἰάσονος, ib. (c).4 Ἰάσων Διονύσιος, Michel 1203.2 (ii/B.C.) Ἱεροκλῆς Ἰάσονος, al. The name is widely spread, e.g. it is found several times amongst the graffiti at Priene, as in Priene 313.433 : for the bearing of this on Romans 16:21 cf. Milligan Thess. p. 183. On the use of Ἰάσων by the Jews as a substitute for Ἰησοῦς, see Deissmann BS P. 315 n.2.
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