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Diotrephes

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(di aht' rih feess) Personal name meaning, “nurtured by Jove.” An individual whose self-serving ambition is cited unfavorably (3 John 1:9 ). The writer of the letter declared that Diotrephes rejected his (the writer's) authority. See 3John.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Diotrephes'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​d/diotrephes.html. 1991.
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