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Strong's #3416 - Μνάσων
Mnason = "remembering"
- a Christian from Cyprus, a common Greek name
Μνάσων, Μνασωνος, ὁ (ΜΝΑΩ), Mnason, a Christian of Cyprus: Acts 21:16. (The name was common also among the Greeks; (cf. Benseler's Pape's Eigennamen, under the word).)
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Μνάσων , -ωνος , ὁ ,
Mnason: Acts 21:16.†
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For this adj. in its ordinary sense of ";young,"; cf. P Tebt II, 326.6 (c. A.D. 266) where a woman notifies the Prefect that her husband had died intestate—τὴν ἐξ ἀμφοῖν γενομένην θυγατέρα κομιδῆ νηπίαν καταλιπὼν ᾗ ὄνομά ἐστι Παυλῖνα, ";leaving our daughter, called Paulina, quite young"; (Edd.), P Ryl II. 114.31 (c. A.D. 280) a woman’s petition for assistance to enable her to recover her property and—μετὰ νηπίων τέκνων ἐν τῇ ἰδίᾳ συν [μένειν, ";to live with my young children in my own home"; (Edd.), and P Flor I. 36.5 (iv/A.D.) ἅ ]μα ἐκ νηπίας ἡλικίας. An earlier ex. of the word is P Leid Bi. 22 (B.C. 164) (= I. p. 9) χρείας ἔτι νηπίας οὔσας, unfortunately after a lacuna. See also Kaibel 314.1 ff. (iii/A.D.), a sepulchral epitaph to a child, who had lived only four years, five months, and twenty days—
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