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Holman Bible Dictionary
Later, Onesimus accompanied Thychius in bearing Paul's letter to the church at Colossae (Colossians 4:7-9 ). Two traditions connect Onesimus with a bishop of that name in the second-century church, and with Onesiphorus in 2 Timothy 1:16 . Neither connection has been proven satisfactorily. See Philemon .
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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Onesimus'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/o/onesimus.html. 1991.