Greek: Ἑρμῆς —transliteration: Hermés
also known as: Mercury, Mercurius, the herald of the gods, the divine messenger, and the herald of the gods
Greek name: Hermes
Roman name: Mercury / Mercurius
This is the name of a false God and an early Christian in Rome.
Hermes (Hermas / Mercury), a false god (Acts 14:12 NASB)
“And they called Barnabas, Jupiter; and Paul, Mercurius…” —Acts 14:12 KJV
“They began to call Barnabas Jupiter, and Paul Mercury…” —Acts 14:12-Phillips version
Hermes (Hermas / Mercury), a Roman Christian (Romans 16:14 NASB; Rom. 16:14 KJV
The Apostle Paul included him by name in his greeting to the church in Rome, along with Asyncritus, Phlegon, and Patrobas, and Hermas, Prisca and Aquila, Epaenetus, Mary, Andronicus and Junia, Ampliatus, Urbanus, Stachys, Apelles, Aristobulus, Herodion, Narcissus, Tryphaena and Tryphosa, Persis, Rufus, Philologus and Julia, Nereus, and Olympas.