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Deaconess

Easton's Bible Dictionary

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Romans 16:1,3,12; Philippians 4:2,3; 1 Timothy 3:11; 5:9,10; Titus 2:3,4 ). In these passages it is evident that females were then engaged in various Christian ministrations. Pliny makes mention of them also in his letter to Trajan (A.D. 110).

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Deaconess'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​d/deaconess.html. 1897.
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