Elymas


Elymas
Also called Bar-Jesus; a Jewish sorcerer at Paphos (Acts 13:6–12). When Elymas tried to dissuade the proconsul of Cyprus from embracing Christianity, Paul caused him to be struck with temporary blindness. The proconsul was ‘astonished’ (NRSV).

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