1 The “official” of a Jewish synagogue in Corinth while Paul was there, according to Acts 18:17. He either replaced Crispus as synagogue leader or shared that office with him (Acts 18:8). Sosthenes was beaten by a local mob in the presence of Gallio the proconsul, who chose not to intervene in what he regarded as a religious dispute (Acts 18:12-17). 2 The coauthor with Paul of 1 Corinthians (1Cor 1:1). If he is the same person described in 1, he became a Christian and possibly went from Corinth to Ephesus to visit Paul with the delegation of Stephanas, Fortunatus, and Achaicus (1Cor 16:17-18). Otherwise, nothing further is known about him.
8Crispus, the official of the synagogue, became a believer in the Lord, together with all his household; and many of the Corinthians who heard Paul became belie ... View more
12But when Gallio was proconsul of Achaia, the Jews made a united attack on Paul and brought him before the tribunal.13They said, “This man is persuading people ... View more
1Paul, called to be an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and our brother Sosthenes,
17I rejoice at the coming of Stephanas and Fortunatus and Achaicus, because they have made up for your absence;18for they refreshed my spirit as well as yours. ... View more