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Alexander


Alexan’der.

1. Son of Simon the Cyrenian, who was compelled to bear the cross for our Lord. Mark 15:21.

2. One of the kindred of Annas the high priest. Acts 4:6.

3. A Jew at Ephesus whom his countrymen put forward during the tumult raised by Demetrius the silversmith, Acts 19:33, to plead their cause with the mob.

4. An Ephesian Christian reprobated by St. Paul in 1 Tim. 1:20 as having, together with one Hymenæus, put from him faith and a good conscience, and so made shipwreck concerning the faith. This may be the same with . . .

5. Alexander the coppersmith, mentioned by the same apostle, 2 Tim. 4:14, as having done him many mischiefs.