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Tryphena

Tryphena [N] [S]

delicious; delicate
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Bibliography Information

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

Tryphena [N] [H]

and Tryphosa (luxurious ), two Christian women at Rome, enumerated in the conclusion of St. Pauls letter. ( Romans 16:12 ) (A.D. 55.) They may have been sisters, but it is more likely that they were fellow deaconesses. We know nothing more of these two sister workers of the apostolic time.


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

Bibliography Information

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