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APPHUS

af'-us, ap'-fus: A name borne by Jonathan, the fifth son of Mattathias (Apphous, 1 Maccabees 2:5). All the brothers, according to this passage, had double names; John is said to have been called Gaddis; Simon, Thassi; Judas, Maccabeus; Eleazar, Avaran; Jonathan, Apphus (1 Maccabees 2:2-5). The latter were probably the names which Mattathias gave his sons, while the former were received later when they became "leaders of the people." The common explanation of the word "Apphus" relates it to the Syriac choppus, "the dissembler"; but Torrey (article "Maccabees," Encyclopedia Biblica) points out that we have no means of ascertaining with what guttural consonant the word began, or what Semitic consonant the Greek "s" represents. Both the form and meaning of the name are, therefore, still to be explained.

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How, Upon Antiochus's Prohibition to the Jews to Make Use of the ...
... Gaddis, and Simon, who was called Matthes, and Judas, who was called Maccabeus,
[19] and Eleazar, who was called Auran, and Jonathan, who was called Apphus. ...
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Letters of the Council of Sardica to the Churches of Egypt and of ...
... Quintus, Leonides, Sempronianus, Philo, Heraclides, Hieracys, Rufus, Pasophius,
Macedonius, Apollodorus, Flavianus, Psaes, Syrus, Apphus, Sarapion, Esaias ...
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Ap'phia (1 Occurrence)
Ap'phia. Apphia, Ap'phia. Apphus . Multi-Version Concordance Ap'phia
(1 Occurrence). ... Apphia, Ap'phia. Apphus . Reference Bible.
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Jonathan (109 Occurrences)
... (16) (Ionathes, 1 Maccabees 2:5; 13-Sep; and Inathan 2 Maccabees 8:22; Swete reads
Ionathes): The Maccabee surnamed Apphus in 1 Maccabees 2:5, son of Mattathias ...
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Maccabaeus
... import of the revolt will be found in Jerusalem under the High Priests, 97-99, by
ER Bevan, London, 1904.) 3. Jonathan: Jonathan (called Apphus, "the wary ...
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Maccabees
... import of the revolt will be found in Jerusalem under the High Priests, 97-99, by
ER Bevan, London, 1904.) 3. Jonathan: Jonathan (called Apphus, "the wary ...
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