Timothy
Timothy Tim"o*thy (Bible) A disciple and companion of St. Paul. He was the son of a Greek and a Jewess, and his home was either at Derbe, or Lystra in Lycaonia. Paul set him apart as a minister of the new gospel, and after preaching in Macedonia and Achaia, he went, at Paul's request to Ephesus, and accompanied the apostle to Jerusalem. It was to him that the two epistles to Timothy were addressed by the apostle Paul. According to tradition, Timothy suffered martyrdom under Domitian. --The Student's Cyclopedia, 1897. [PJC]

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  • Timothy — ist ein männlicher Vorname. Es handelt sich um die englische Variante des aus dem Altgriechischen stammenden Vornamens Timotheos (Τιμόθεος). Die lateinische Entsprechung lautet Timotheus. Herkunft und Bedeutung Der Vorname setzt sich aus dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Timothy — Tim o*thy, n., or Timothy grass Tim o*thy grass [From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.] (Bot.) A kind of grass ({Phleum pratense}) with long cylindrical spikes; called also {herd s grass}, in England,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Timothy — masc. proper name, from Fr. Timothée, from L. Timotheus, from Gk. Timotheos, lit. honoring God, from time honor, respect + theos god. With lower case t , first recorded 1747 as short for timothy grass (1736), American English name for meadow cat… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Timothy — [tim′ə thē] n. [Fr Timothée < L Timotheus < Gr Timotheos < timē, honor (see TIMOCRACY) + theos, god (see THEO )] 1. a masculine name: dim. Tim, Timmy 2. either of two books of the New Testament, letters of the Apostle Paul to his… …   English World dictionary

  • timothy — ☆ timothy [tim′ə thē] n. [after Timothy Hanson, who took the seed ( c. 1720) from New York to the Carolinas ] a perennial European grass (Phleum pratense) with dense, cylindrical spikes of bristly spikelets, widely grown for hay …   English World dictionary

  • Timothy — m English form, used in the Authorized Version of the Bible (alongside the Latin form Timotheus), of Greek Timotheos, composed of the elements tīmē honour + theos god. This was the name of a companion of St Paul; according to tradition, he was… …   First names dictionary

  • Timothy — Infobox Saint name=Saint Timothy birth date=c 17 death date=c 80 feast day= Eastern Christianity: 22 January West: 26 January (Roman Catholic Church, Lutheranism) 24 January (General Roman Calendar from 13th century to 1969) venerated in=Roman… …   Wikipedia

  • timothy — /tim euh thee/, n., pl. timothies. a coarse grass, Phleum pratense, having cylindrical spikes, used as fodder. Also, timothy grass. [1730 40; named after Timothy Hanson, American farmer who cultivated it in the early 18th century] * * * I… …   Universalium

  • Timothy — /tim euh thee/, n. 1. a disciple and companion of the apostle Paul, to whom Paul is supposed to have addressed two Epistles. 2. either of these Epistles, I Timothy or II Timothy. Abbr.: I Tim., II Tim. 3. a male given name. * * * I Perennial… …   Universalium

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