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Meaning of Bible Names

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Corinth
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Cornelius
Of a horn
Strong's #G2883

Cornelius, a Roman centurion who lived in Caesarea, became the first recorded gentile (non-Jew) to become a Christian.

References
Acts 10

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Corruption (Mount)
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Cosam
Divining
Strong's #G2973

References
Luke 3:28

Cozbi
False, my lie
Strong's #H3579

References
Numbers 25:15, 18

Crescens
Growing
Strong's #G2913

Crescens, a Christian, is mentioned by the Apostle Paul as having journeyed to the Roman province of Galatia.

References
2Timothy 4:10

Crete
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Crispus
Curled, crisp
Strong's #G2921

Crispus was an educated Jewish man of high character who was the leader (ruler) of Corinth's synagogue. He and his household became Christians through the Apostle Paul.

References
Acts 18:8, 1Corinthians 1:14

Cush
Black
Strong's #H3568

Cush was one of the four sons of Ham, the others being Mizraim, Phut and Canaan. Ham was one of the eight survivors of Noah's flood.

The Hebrew word from which Cush is derived in the KJV is translated as Ethiopia in Genesis 2:13, 2Kings 19:9, Esther 1:1, 8:9, Job 28:19 and other places.

References
Genesis 10:6 - 8, 1Chronicles 1:8 - 10, Psalm 7:1, Isaiah 11:11

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Cuthah
Crushing
Strong's #H3575

People from Cuthah in Babylon (and other places) were taken by the Assyrians to resettle the cities of Samaria after the Israelites were taken captive out of the land.

References
2Kings 17:24

Cyprus
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Cyrene
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Cyrenius
Warrior
Strong's #G2958

Cyrenius was the governor of Syria when Jesus was born.

References
Luke 2:2

Cyrus
Possess thou the furnance
Strong's #H3566

References
2Chronicles 36:22 - 23, Ezra 1, 3:7, 4:3 - 5, 5:13 - 17, 6:3, 14, Isaiah 44:28, 45:1, Daniel 1:21, 6:28, 10:1

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