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Timaeus meaning

Τιμαιος
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🔼The name Timaeus in the Bible

The name Timaeus occurs only once in the Bible, and that in the curiously redundant statement that Timaeus was the father of Bartimaeus, whose name means exactly that: Son Of Timaeus (Mark 10:46).

We don't hear from Timaeus after that, but his son was of course famously healed from blindness by Jesus the Nazarene, who passed by him on His way out of Jericho (Mark 10:52).

🔼Etymology of the name Timaeus

The Greek name Timaeus comes from the word τιμη (time), meaning to honor:

🔼Timaeus meaning

For a meaning of the name Timaeus, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List, and Liddell and Scot (A Greek-English Lexicon) read Highly Prized.

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