Eunice

Eunice

[yoo-nis]
noun
1.
a city in S central Louisiana.
2.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “good victory.”
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Eunice
fem. proper name, from L., from Gk. Eunike, lit. "victorious," from eu- "well" + nike "victory."
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Eunice definition


happily conquering, the mother of Timothy, a believing Jewess, but married to a Greek (Acts 16:1). She trained her son from his childhood in the knowledge of the Scriptures (2 Tim. 3:15). She was distinguished by her "unfeigned faith."

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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