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Epaphras

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature

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Ep´aphras, an eminent teacher in the church at Colosse, denominated by Paul 'his dear fellow-servant,' and 'a faithful minister of Christ' (; ). From Paul's Epistle to Philemon it appears that he suffered imprisonment with the Apostle at Rome. It has been inferred from , that he was the founder of the Colossian Church, and most probably he was one of its earliest and most zealous instructors.

 

 

 

 

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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Epaphras'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature". https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​kbe/​e/epaphras.html.
 
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