(radiant ) the first and one of the most important of the Christian persons the detailed mention of whom nearly all the last chapter of the Epistle to the Romans. (A.D.55.) What is said of her, ( Romans 16:1 Romans 16:2 ) is worthy of special notice because of its bearing on the question of the deaconesses of the apostolic Church.
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Phoebe'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".