Jupiter in the Bible
Equivalent to Zeus, a Greek and Roman deity
- Acts 14:12-13 And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius, because he was the chief speaker. 13 Then the priest of Jupiter, which was before their city, brought oxen and garlands unto the gates, and would have done sacrifice with the people.
- Acts 19:35 And when the townclerk had appeased the people, he said, Ye men of Ephesus, what man is there that knoweth not how that the city of the Ephesians is a worshipper of the great goddess Diana, and of the image which fell down from Jupiter?
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for JUPITER.
⇒Definition of jupiter
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Jupiter.