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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Persis

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(Περσίς , fem. of Περσικός, Persian, so used by A Eschylus, Pers. 151, 281, and often), a female Christian at Rome, whom Paul salutes (Romans 16:12). A.D. 55. The apostle commends her with special affection on account of some work which she had performed with singular diligence (see Origen, ad loc.).


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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Persis'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/tce/p/persis.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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