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Hastings' Dictionary of the New Testament [1]

We know nothing of this disciple except that his name appears as one of the Seven in  Acts 6:5. The list, like that of the first apostles ( Acts 1:13), may have been kept among the archives of the church at Jerusalem, to which St. Luke had access, or St. Luke may himself have procured it at Antioch.

W. A. Spooner.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary [2]

Fifth of the seven deacons ( Acts 6:1-6). His name indicates he was a Hellenist. Grecians were the most fit to secure the Grecian widows from neglect in the distribution of alms.

Smith's Bible Dictionary [3]

Ti'mon. One of the seven, commonly called "deacons."  Acts 6:1-6 . He was probably a Hellenist. (A.D. 34).

Morrish Bible Dictionary [4]

One of the seven men chosen to attend to the poor saints at Jerusalem.  Acts 6:5 .

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [5]

Timon . One of ‘the Seven’ (  Acts 6:5 ).

Holman Bible Dictionary [6]

 Acts 6:5

Easton's Bible Dictionary [7]

 Acts 6:5

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [8]

( Τίμων , a common Greek name), the fourth named of the seven, commonly called "deacons", (See Deacon), who were appointed to act as almoners on the occasion of complaints of partiality being raised by the Hellenistic Jews at Jerusalem ( Acts 6:5). A.D. 29. Like his colleagues, Timon bears a Greek name, from which, taken together with the occasion of their appointment, it has been: inferred with much probability that the seven were themselves Hellenists. Nothing further is known of him with certainty; but in the Synopsis De Vita Et Morte Prophetaruom, Apostoloruai, Et Discipulorum Domini, ascribed to Dorotheus of Tyre ( Bibl. Max. Patrum, 3, 149), we are informed that he was one of the "seventy-two" disciples (the catalogue of whom is a mere congeries of New-Test. names), and that he afterwards became bishop of Bostra (? "Bostra Arabum "), where he suffered martyrdom by fire.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [9]

tı̄´mon ( Τίμων , Tı́mōn ): One of "the seven" chosen to relieve the apostles by attending to "the daily ministration" to the poor of the Christian community in Jerusalem (  Acts 6:5 ). The name is Greek, but as Nicolaus is distinguished from the remaining six as a proselyte, Timon and the others were probably Jews by birth.