Who did harm to Paul in the Bible?

What did Alexander the Great do in the Bible?

In the Bible

Daniel 8:5–8 and 21–22 states that a King of Greece will conquer the Medes and Persians but then die at the height of his power and have his kingdom broken into four kingdoms. This is sometimes taken as a reference to Alexander. Alexander was briefly mentioned in the first Book of the Maccabees.

Is there a Demetrius in the Bible?

The name Demetrius occurs in two places in the New Testament: a Diana-worshipping silversmith who incited a riot against the Apostle Paul in the city of Ephesus. a disciple commended in 3 John 1:12.

Who did Alexander the Great fight against?

Ancient accounts say that when Alexander was at war against the Persians and their king Darius III, he often used the Persian invasions of Greece in the 5th century B.C. as an excuse for his actions. Yet, ironically, Alexander often fought Greek mercenaries while campaigning against Darius III.

Why was Demetrius upset with Paul?

He made silver shrines of Artemis, but sales went down after Paul the Apostle converted most of the Ephesians to Christianity. In response, Demetrius called craftsmen from similar trades together and incited a riot against Paul, as he was angry that Paul had preached that manmade gods were no gods at all.

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Who is Alexander in the Bible?

Alexander (fl. 50–65) was a Christian heretical teacher in Ephesus. Hymenaeus and Alexander were proponents of antinomianism, the belief that Christian morality was not required.

Who did Paul mentor?

Paul and Barnabas were sent out from the same church ministry in Acts 13. They traveled, taught and served God together. They were friends and without a doubt, the Christian mentor relationship was mutually enjoyable for both. Barnabas was an outstanding model of a sponsor and Christian mentor for Paul.