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The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A convert of St. Paul's, associate and deputy, to whom, as in charge of the Church at Ephesus, he wrote two epistles in the interval between his imprisonment and death at Rome, the First Epistle to direct him in the discharge of his pastoral duties, and the Second to invite him to Rome, and counsel him, should he not be dead before he arrived.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Timothy'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​t/timothy.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.