Alexandros: Alexander, a son of Simon of Cyrene, also a coppersmith, also two JewsOriginal Word: Ἀλέξανδρος, ου, ὁPart of Speech:
Alexander, a name of Greek origin, (a) son of Simon of Cyrene, (b) the High Priest's kinsman, (c) an Ephesian Jew, (d) the coppersmith.
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
from alexó (to ward off) and anérDefinition
Alexander, a son of Simon of Cyrene, also a coppersmith, also two JewsNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 223: ἈλέξανδροςἈλέξανδρος
(i. e., defender of men), , ὁ
1. a son of that Simon of Cyrene who carried the cross of Jesus: Mark 15:21.
2. a certain man of the kindred of the high priest: Acts 4:6.
3. a certain Jew: Acts 19:33.
4. a certain coppersmith, an opponent of the apostle Paul: 1 Timothy 1:20; 2 Timothy 4:14; (others doubt whether both these passages relate to the same man; cf. e. g. Ellicott on the former).<1>
From the same as (the first part of) alektor and aner; man-defender; Alexander, the name of three Israelites and one other man -- Alexander.
see GREEK alektor
see GREEK aner