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Ampliatus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Ampliatus
Ampliatus (Ἀμπλιᾶτος, Ampliatos). A Christian whom the Apostle Paul greets as a “dear friend in the Lord” (Rom 16:8).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Ampliatus (Person)
AMPLIATUS (PERSON) [Gk ampliatos (ἀμπλιατος)]. A Roman Christian who received greetings from Paul in Rom 16:8 as “my beloved in the Lord.” Since he was known personally by Paul, who had not yet been in Rome, Ampliatus must have lived in the E of the Roman Empire for a while before he came to Rome. His
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Ampliatus, Amplias
Ampliatus, Amplias. Name of a Christian to whom the apostle Paul sent greetings at the end of his letter to the Romans (16:8, kjv Amplias). Called “my beloved in the Lord” by Paul, nothing further is known of this Christian who bore a common Roman name.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Ampliatus
Ampliatus am-ple-āʹtəs [GK. Ampliatos, some MSS Amplias (D K L, etc.)]; AV AMPLIAS. A member of the Christian community at Rome, to whom Paul sent greetings (Rom. 16:8). He is designated “my beloved in the Lord.” It is a common name and is found in inscriptions connected with the imperial household.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Amplias, Ampliatus
AMPLIAS*, AMPLIATUS Name of a Christian to whom the apostle Paul sent greetings at the end of his Letter to the Romans (16:8). Called “my beloved in the Lord” (rsv) by Paul, nothing further is known of this Christian who bore a common Roman name.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Amplias
AMPLIAS. A common name, frequently given to slaves. It is a shortened form of Ampliatus. Paul greets Amplias in Rome by calling him “my beloved in the Lord” (Rom 16:8). An early Christian tomb in the cemetery of Domitilla in Rome bears the inscription “Ampliat.”
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Ampliatus
AMPLIATUS. Paul’s friend, affectionately greeted (Rom. 16:8). The best mss show ‘Ampliatus’, a Latin slave name: ‘Amplias’ (av) is a Gk. pet-form. Lightfoot (Philippians, p. 174) finds the name in inscriptions of ‘Caesar’s household’ (cf. Phil. 4:22); but it was common. Those addressing Rom. 16 to Ephesus
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Ampliatus
Ampliatus (Gk. Ampliátos)A member of the Christian community at Rome whom Paul calls affectionately “my beloved in the Lord” (Rom. 16:8; some Greek MSS read Amplias).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Ampliatus
Ampliatus [ămˊplĭ āˊtəs] (Gk. Ampliatos). A member of the Christian community at Rome whom Paul calls affectionately “my beloved in the Lord” (Rom. 16:8; KJV “Amplias,” following Gk. Amplias in some MSS).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Ampliatus
AMPLIATUS A member of the Christian community in Rome who was greeted by Saint Paul as “my beloved in the Lord” (Rom 16:8).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ampliatus
Amplia´tus (Revised Version, Rom. 16:8) (the full name of which Amplias, above, is the contraction. The name in this form is “common in the sepulchral inscriptions of persons connected with Cæsar’s household.” (a.d. 55.)—Ed.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Ampliatus
AMPLIATUS (amʹpli-a-tus). A Christian at Rome, mentioned by Paul as one whom he particularly loved (Rom. 16:8; KJV renders Amplias), a.d. 60.