Eutychus


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Eutychus

(yo͞o`tĭkəs), in the New Testament, young man whom Paul raised from the dead.
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A frequent interlude of these performances was the enactment of the part of Eutychus by some half-dozen of little girls, who, overpowered with sleep, would fall down, if not out of the third loft, yet off the fourth form, and be taken up half dead.
The Son of the Widow of Zarephath; the Son of the Shunammite woman, the man they threw on Elisha's dead bones; Jairus' daughter, the son of the Widow of Nain, Lazarus and Eutychus ...
It is at the "man cave", as Mr Macharia has nicknamed this basement museum, that you will find him relaxing during his time off work, arranging and taking stock of the collection."It's an interesting hobby and a unique one at that," says Mr Eutychus Kang'arua, Mr Macharia's friend who runs Latha Foods, a nyama choma business, in New Jersey.
The authors would also like to extend their appreciation to members of the Biological Control Laboratory at the UF/IFAS Entomology and Nematology Department for support with colony maintenance and experiments, particularly Courtney Stachowiak, Eutychus Kariuki, and Nicole Miller.
They follow: 1) Elijah resurrected the son of Zarephath's widow (1 Kings 17:17-24); 2) Elisha resurrected the son of the great Shunammite woman (2 Kings 4:45); 3) A dead man comes back to life when he touches Elisha's bones (Kings 13:21); 4) Jesus resurrects the widow's son at Nain (Luke 7:13-15); 5) Jesus raises Jairus's daughter from the dead (Matthew 9:25); 6) Jesus raises Lazarus from the dead (John 11:43-44); 7) Peter raises a female disciple named Tabitha from the dead (Acts 9:36-42); and 8) Paul raises Eutychus from the dead (Acts 20:9-12).
(25) Bede masterfully reinforces this in his commentary of the scene in Acts 20 where Paul preaches late into the night while a slumbering young man named Eutychus falls out the window to his death below: "And [this passage serves] to warn the spiritual teacher that, if he is ever attracted by the sweetness of the resurrection and the joys of the life to come, and he arouses his listeners to the heights of virtue, and if in lengthy discussion he touches upon any enigmas of the scriptures, he should very soon, for the sake of weak listeners, shed light on those same [enigmas] just as the apostle did." As Martin notes, here Bede plays especially on this idea of a movement downward in his interpretation of the Greek meaning of Eutychus as "fortunate" (164).
An altar was dedicated to Rufinus and Julia by Eutychus, who describes himself as their "freed man."
And if we want to keep the Eutychus in our class awake by using God's own teaching methods, this is an important one to keep in mind.
figure By ELIAS MAKORI For Eutychus Macharia Kangarua, a Kenyan-born resident of New Jersey, last week's Thanksgiving was one of the busiest in years.
(1) Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University, Center for Biological Control, Tallahassee, Florida 32307, USA; E-mail: Eutychus.Kariuki@ufl.edu (E.
Remember Eutychus? He was very still and quiet on the edge of the window -- until he went to sleep and fell out.