This article contains a free Bible Study resource on the subject of Demetrius. It provides facts, a biography and information about this famous Biblical character for bible study. There is also reference to where Demetrius is mentioned in the Holy Bible.
Bible Dictionary Definition - Who was Demetrius?
The definition and outline of Demetrius is as follows: According to the New Testament he was the silversmith at Ephesus, whose chief occupation was to make "silver shrines for Diana", the pagan Roman Goddess.
Biography, Facts and Information about Demetrius
The following info provides a concise biography with facts and information about Demetrius: A silversmith at Ephesus, whose chief occupation was to make "silver shrines for Diana" (q.v.), Acts 19:24,i.e., models either of the temple of Diana or of the statue of the goddess. This trade brought to him and his fellow-craftsmen "no small gain," for these shrines found a ready sale among the countless thousands who came to this temple from all parts of Asia Minor. This traffic was greatly endangered by the progress of the gospel, and hence Demetrius excited the tradesmen employed in the manufacture of these shrines, and caused so great a tumult that "the whole city was filled with confusion."
We have selected Demetrius as one of the most important people and character from the Bible and provided a biography and character outline of this famous person. Much of the information is taken from the classic reference books including Matthew George Easton "Easton's Bible Dictionary" and Ashley S Johnson "Condensed Biblical Cyclopedia".
Demetrius - A Free Christian Bible Study Resource
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