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also known as: Hellenists, Greeks
The book of Acts refers to Greek-Jews or Hellenistic Jews. These were Jews born in a foreign country, who thus did not speak Hebrew (Acts 6:1; 9:29), nor join in the Hebrew services of the Jews in Israel, but had synagogues of their own in Jerusalem.
Old Testament KJV reference to “Grecians”
In this context, the word “Grecians” means “Greeks” (Greek people), and this is the way it is translated in most modern English Bibles.
Other Biblical references to Greeks or people or places involved with the Greeks
Article Version: September 9, 2017