(red ) is mentioned in ( Mark 15:21 ) as a son of Simon the Cyrenian. ( Luke 23:26 ) (A.D. 29.) Again, in ( Romans 16:13 ) the apostle Paul salutes a Rufus whom he designates as "elect in the Lord." This Rufus was probably identical with the one to whom Mark refers.
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Rufus'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".