Olympas

OLYMPAS (ō-lĭm'păs, Gr. Olympas). A Christian in Rome to whom Paul sent greetings (Rom.16.15).


OLYMPAS ō lĭm’ pəs (̓Ολυμπα̂ς, G3912). A Rom. Christian to whom Paul sent greetings (Rom 16:15). It is a shortened form of Olympiodorus or some other name compounded with Olymp-. Nothing more is known about him.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The name of a Roman Christian to whom Paul sent greetings (Ro 16:15). Olympas is an abbreviated form of Olympiadorus. The joining in one salutation of the Christians mentioned in 16:15 suggests that they formed by themselves a small community in the earliest Roman church.