What does sabellian mean?

Definitions for sabelliansəˈbɛl i ən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word sabellian.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sabellian(noun)

    an extinct Osco-Umbrian language of ancient Italy that survives only in a few inscriptions


  1. Sabellian(Noun)

    a language once spoken in Umbria, Italy

  2. Sabellian(Noun)

    a member of a group of early Italian peoples comprising the Sabines, Samnites, and others.

  3. Sabellian(Noun)

    A follower of Sabellius.

  4. Sabellian(Noun)

    A Modalistic Monarchian.

  5. Sabellian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Sabellian language.

  6. sabellian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the heresiarch Sabellius, or to sabellianism.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sabellian(adj)

    pertaining to the doctrines or tenets of Sabellius. See Sabellian, n

  2. Sabellian(noun)

    a follower of Sabellius, a presbyter of Ptolemais in the third century, who maintained that there is but one person in the Godhead, and that the Son and Holy Spirit are only different powers, operations, or offices of the one God the Father

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sabellian

    sā-bel′i-an, n. a follower of Sabellius, a 3d-century heretic, banished from Rome by Callistus.—adj. pertaining to Sabellius or his heresy.—n. Sabell′ianism, the heresy about the distinction of Persons in God held by Sabellius and his school—the Trinity resolved into a mere threefold manifestation of God to man, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit not distinct subsistences, but merely one and the same person in different aspects.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sabellian in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sabellian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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