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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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dı̄ -ot´re -fēz ( Διοτρεφής , ity and forbidding others from exercising the Christian hospitality which he himself refused to show. The words "who loveth to have the preëminence, among them" may indicate that he was a church official, abusing his position.

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Diotrephes'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​d/diotrephes.html. 1915.
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