savior; strong; powerful

(saviour of his nation) was a Jew at Corinth who was seized and beaten in the presence of Gallio. See (Acts 18:12-17) (A.D. 49.)

-1. Chief ruler of the synagogue in Corinth Ac 18:17 -2. A Christian with whom Paul wrote the first letter to the Corinthians 1Co 1:1

Safe in strength, the chief ruler of the synagogue at Corinth, who was seized and beaten by the mob in the presence of Gallio, the Roman governor, when he refused to proceed against Paul at the instigation of the Jews (Acts 18:12-17). The motives of this assault against Sosthenes are not recorded, nor is it […]