(lovely ), a fellow laborer with the apostle Paul, mentioned ( Colossians 1:7 ) as having taught the Colossian church the grace of God in truth, and designated a faithful minister of Christ on their behalf. He was at that time with St. Paul at Rome. (A.D. 57.) For Pauls estimate of him see ( Colossians 1:7 Colossians 1:8 ; 4:12 )
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Epaphras'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".