Hermes
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Hermes

(Mercury), a Christian mentioned in (Romans 16:14) According to tradition he was one of the seventy disciples, and afterward bishop of Dalmatia. (A.D. 55.)

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Mercury, a Roman Christian (Romans 16:14).
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) See Mercury.

2. (n.) Originally, a boundary stone dedicated to Hermes as the god of boundaries, and therefore bearing in some cases a head, or head and shoulders, placed upon a quadrangular pillar whose height is that of the body belonging to the head, sometimes having feet or other parts of the body sculptured upon it. These figures, though often representing Hermes, were used for other divinities, and even, in later times, for portraits of human beings. Called also herma. See Terminal.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HERMES (1)

hur'-mez (Hermes): In the Revised Version margin of Acts 14:12 for "Mercury" in text (the King James Version "Mercurius").

HERMES (2)

(Hermes): The name of a Roman Christian, otherwise unknown, to whom Paul sent greetings (Romans 16:14). "Hermes is among the commonest slave names. In the household alone probably not less than a score of persons might be counted up from the inscriptions, who bore this name at or about the time when Paul wrote" (Lightfoot, Philippians, 176).

Greek
2060. Hermes -- Hermes, the name of a Gr. god and a Christian at ...
... 2059, 2060. Hermes. 2061 . Hermes, the name of a Gr. god and a Christian
at Rome. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration ...
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2061. Hermogenes -- "born of Hermes," Hermogenes, one who deserted ...
... Hermogenes. 2062 . "born of Hermes," Hermogenes, one who ... Hermogenes. From Hermes
and ginomai; born of Hermes; Hermogenes, an apostate Christian -- Hermogenes. ...
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2057. Hermas -- Hermas, a Christian at Rome
... Word Origin from Hermes Definition Hermas, a Christian at Rome NASB Word Usage Hermas
(1). Hermas. Probably from Hermes; Hermas, a Christian -- Hermas. ...
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2059. hermeneuo -- to interpret
... Word Origin from Hermes Definition to interpret NASB Word Usage translated (2),
translation (1). interpret. ... see GREEK Hermes. (ermeneuetai) -- 2 Occurrences. ...
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Library

How Hermes Openly Confessed the Error of his Forefathers, the ...
... Book VIII. Chapter 24."How Hermes Openly Confessed the Error of His Forefathers,
the Coming Destruction of Which He Nevertheless Bewailed. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 24 how hermes openly confessed.htm

What Hermes Trismegistus Thought Concerning Idolatry, and from ...
... Chapter 23."What Hermes Trismegistus Thought Concerning Idolatry, and from What
Source He Knew that the Superstitions of Egypt Were to Be Abolished. ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 23 what hermes trismegistus thought.htm

That all the Religion of the Pagans Has Reference to Dead Men.
... Hermes himself, of whom we are now treating, in that same book in which, as if
foretelling future things, he says with sorrow "Then shall that land, the most ...
/.../augustine/city of god/chapter 26 that all the religion.htm

Concluding Appeal.
... that he has learned the doctrine concerning God from the most ancient of those whom
you name philosophers, let him listen to Ammon and Hermes: [2592] to Ammon ...
/.../justins hortatory address to the greeks/chapter xxxviii concluding appeal.htm

The Greeks Drew Many of their Philosophical Tenets from the ...
... For they say that he must learn two of the books of Hermes, the one of which contains
the hymns of the gods, the second the regulations for the king's life. ...
/.../clement/the stromata or miscellanies/chapter iv the greeks drew many.htm

Hermas
... Hermas [2386] [2387] whom the apostle Paul mentions in writing to the Romans "Salute
[2388] Phlegon, Hermes, Patrobas, Hermas [2389] and the brethren that are ...
/.../various/jerome and gennadius lives of illustrious men /chapter x hermas.htm

Of Religious Wisdom: the Name of Christ Known to None, Except ...
... With this artificer, as Hermes says, and counsellor, as the Sibyl says, He
contrived the excellent and wondrous fabric of this world. ...
/.../lactantius/the divine institutes/chap xlii of religious wisdom the.htm

The Judgment of Paris.
... Homily VI. Chapter XV."The Judgment of Paris. "Then Hera, and Athena, and Aphrodite,
and Eris, and the apple, and Hermes, and the judgment, and the shepherd ...
/.../unknown/the clementine homilies/chapter xv the judgment of paris.htm

The Canons of the Holy Fathers Assembled at Gangra, which were Set ...
... The earliest writers are filled with the praises of virginity. Its superiority
underlies the allegories of the Hermes Pastor; [154] St. ... [154] Hermes Pastor. ...
/.../schaff/the seven ecumenical councils/the canons of the holy 2.htm

Celsus, in Adopting the Character of a Jew, could not Discover any ...
... How is it, friend, when Hermes, in Homer, says to Odysseus, "Why, now, wretched
man, do you come wandering alone over the mountain-tops?" [3421]. ...
/.../origen/origen against celsus/chapter lxxvi celsus in adopting.htm

Thesaurus
Hermes (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Originally, a boundary stone dedicated to Hermes as the god of boundaries,
and therefore bearing in some cases a head, or head and shoulders, placed ...
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Mercury (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (n.) A Latin god of commerce and gain; -- treated by the poets as identical with
the Greek Hermes, messenger of the gods, conductor of souls to the lower ...
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Mercurius (1 Occurrence)
... The Hermes (ie, "the speaker") of the Greeks (Acts 14:12), a heathen God represented
as the constant attendant of Jupiter, and the god of eloquence. ...
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Lystra (6 Occurrences)
... of Acts 14:11) regarded him and Barnabas as pagan gods come down to them in likeness
of men, and called Barnabas "Zeus" and Paul "Hermes." Commentators on this ...
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Hermogenes (1 Occurrence)
... HERMOGENES. her-moj'-e-nez (Hermogenes, literally "born of Hermes," a Greek deity,
called by the Romans, "Mercury," 2 Timothy 1:15): 1. Where Did He "Turn Away ...
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Greece (15 Occurrences)
... for the city of Athens as her special pride; each family worships gods which are
all but akin to the family; in the gymnasium, Apollo or Hermes is represented ...
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Ancient (64 Occurrences)
... for the city of Athens as her special pride; each family worships gods which are
all but akin to the family; in the gymnasium, Apollo or Hermes is represented ...
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Roman (26 Occurrences)
... Some were bodies of infantry, others of cavalry, and they varied in strength
from 300 to 90 (Mommsen, Hermes, XIX, 219, and XXII, 547). ...
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Zeus (3 Occurrences)
... Zeus (3 Occurrences). Acts 14:12 They called Barnabas 'Zeus,' and Paul, as
being the principal speaker, 'Hermes.' (WEY YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
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Jupiter (3 Occurrences)
... Asia Minor and elsewhere. So in Acts 14:12, 13, "Zeus" and "Hermes" are
local deities that had been renamed. On the other hand, the ...
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