spike; an ear of corn, a convert at Rome whom Paul salutes ( Romans 16:9 ).
spike or ear of corn
a Christian at Rome, saluted by St. Paul in the Epistle to the Romans. ( Romans 16:9 ) (A.D. 56.)
The name of a Roman Christian to whom Paul sent greetings. The name is Greek and uncommon; it has been found in inscriptions connected with the imperial household. Paul designates him "my beloved" (Romans 16:9).
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