Sta'chys (Στάχυς, an ear of corn; occurs as a proper name in Gruter's Inscript. 689 a), a Christian at Rome, saluted by Paul in the Epistle to the Romans (Ro 16:9). A.D. 55. According to a tradition recorded by Nicephorus Callistus (H.E. 8, 6), he was appointed bishop of Byzantium by St. Andrew, held the office for sixteen years, and was succeeded by Onesimus. He is also said by Hippolytus and Dorotheus to have been one of the seventy disciples.

Bible concordance for STACHYS.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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