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GREEK: 682 Apfia Apphia
NAVE: Apphia
EBD: Apphia
SMITH: APPHIA
ISBE: APPHIA
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Apphia

In Bible versions:

Apphia: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a woman disciple to whom Paul wrote

productive; fruitful

Greek

Strongs #682: Apfia Apphia

Apphia = "fruitful"

1) a Christian member of Philemon's household

682 Apphia ap-fee'-a

probably of foreign origin; Apphia, a woman of Collosae:-Apphia.

Apphia [EBD]

increasing, a female Christian at Colosse (Philemon 1:2), supposed by some to have been the wife of Philemon.

Apphia [NAVE]

APPHIA, a Christian at Colosse, Philem. 2.

APPHIA [SMITH]

(fruitful) a Christian woman addressed jointly with Philemon and Archippus in Phil. 2; apparently a member of Philemon?s household, and not improbably his wife. (A.D. 57)

APPHIA [ISBE]

APPHIA - af'-i-a, ap'-fi-a (Apphia, dative case of Apphia; in Philem 1:2, though Apphia, Amphia, and Appia, also occur): A Christian of Colosse, probably the wife of Philemon; certainly a member of his household, greeted as "the sister" the Revised Version, margin. In the Greek church, November 22 is sacred to her memory. It has been supposed, since this epistle concerns one household exclusively, that Apphia was Philemon's wife and the mother or sister of Archippus (which see). She was stoned to death with Philemon, Onesimus, and Archippus in the reign of Nero. (See Lightfoot, Col., 372.)




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