Metaphysical meaning of Crispus (mbd)
Crispus, cris'-lus (Lat.)--curled; curly-headed, wrinkled.
Meta. Crispus (curled), the ruler of the synagogue, who believed with all his house, indicates that Truth really encompasses the whole man. The consolation and the encouragement that came from the Lord in a vision to Paul (Acts 18:9) indicate the fulfillment of the law in this movement of Truth in its work of regeneration.