Elymas

Elymas (El´uh-muhs)

A Jewish magician (also called Bar-Jesus) associated with Sergius Paulus, the Roman proconsul of Cyprus. He opposed Paul’s preaching, but he was blinded, and the proconsul believed (Acts 13:6-12).

Acts 13:6-12

6When they had gone through the whole island as far as Paphos, they met a certain magician, a Jewish false prophet, named Bar-Jesus.7He was with the proconsul, ... View more

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