King James Bible Dictionary



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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: No
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: No
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: No
Easton's Bible Dictionary

The Greek form of the name of Timothy (Acts 16:1, etc.; the R.V. always "Timothy").

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

honor of God; valued of God

Smith's Bible Dictionary

  1. A "captain of the Ammonites," 1 Macc. 5.6 who was defeated on several occasions by Judas Maccab'us, B.C. 164. 1 Macc. 5.6,11,34-44. He was probably a Greek adventurer.
  2. In 2 Macc. a leader named Timetheus is mentioned as having taken part in the invasion of Nicanor, B.C. 166. 2 Macc. 8.30; 9.3.
  3. The Greek name of Timothy. (Acts 16:1; 17:14) etc.