Berynda, Stepan, date of birth unknown, d after 1634. Ukrainian printer, engraver, and poet. Berynda printed some 10 books at the Kyivan Cave Monastery Press between 1621 and 1634, including Leksykon slavenorosskyi i imen tolkovanyie (Slavonic-Ruthenian Lexicon and Explanation of Proper Names, 1627), compiled by his brother, Pamva Berynda, and Sluzhebnyk (Missal, 1629). Berynda executed two engravings that bear his initials, one in Akafisty (Acathisti, 1629), the other in Paramifii (1634, dated 1629). He also wrote poetry (one of his Poems is dedicated to Petro Mohyla).
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 1 (1984).]