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Persis

Persis [N] [H] [S]

a female Christian at Rome whom Paul salutes ( Romans 16:12 ). She is spoken of as "beloved," and as having "laboured much in the Lord."

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Persis". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Persis [N] [E] [S]

same as Persia
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Persis'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Persis [N] [E] [H]

(a Persian woman ), a Christian woman at Rome, ( Romans 16:12 ) whom St. Paul salutes. (A.D. 55.)


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Persis'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

PERSIS

pur'-sis (Persis):

The name of a female member of the Christian community at Rome, to whom Paul sent greetings (Romans 16:12). Paul designates her "the beloved, who labored much in the Lord." The name is not found in inscriptions of the imperial household, but it occurs as the name of a freedwoman (CIL, VI, 23, 959).


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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PERSIS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.