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Metaphysical meaning of Crispus (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Crispus (mbd)
Crispus, cris'-lus (Lat.)--curled; curly-headed, wrinkled.

A man at Corinth who was converted to Christianity and was baptized by Paul. He was ruler of the synagogue of Corinth (Acts 18:8; I Cor. 1:14).

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.

Preceding Entry: Crete
Following Entry: cross