Metaphysical meaning of Aristarchus (mbd)
Aristarchus, ar-ls-tär'-ehus (Gk.)--best ruling; the best ruler; best leader; supreme beginning; first principle.
A Christian man from Thessalonica, a city in Macedonia. He was a companion of Paul's on missionary journeys, and was Paul's fellow prisoner at Rome (Acts 19:29; Col. 4:10).
Meta. Spiritual power, authority, and soul fervor--the very Christ of God or Divine Mind itself (best ruler, best leader, supreme beginning, first principle; a Christian man who accompanied Paul on his missionary journeys and was a prisoner at Rome with him), which must accompany the word of Truth (Paul) in its redeeming work throughout the body in order to make the word operative in consciousness.
Preceding Entry: Arisai
Following Entry: Aristobulus