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Archippus
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Archippus
Archippus (Ἄρχιππος, Archippos). A member of the church in Colossae. Paul addresses him as “our fellow soldier” (Phlm 2 ESV). He may have been a member of Philemon’s household and might have held an official position in the church (Col 4:17).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Archippus (Person)
ARCHIPPUS (PERSON) [Gk Archippos (Ἀρχιππος)]. A Christian greeted in the salutation of the letter to Philemon, identified as a “fellow soldier” of Paul (Philemon 2), and as one urged to fulfill the “ministry” (diakonia) he had received in the Lord (Col 4:17). Since Archippus is mentioned immediately
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Archippus
Archippus. Contemporary of Paul whom the apostle encouraged to fulfill his ministry (Col 4:17) and referred to as a “fellow soldier” (Phlm 2).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Archippus
Archippus är-kipʹəs [GK. Archippos] (Col. 4:17; Philem. 2). Probably a member of Philemon’s family circle who held some official position in the church. He is addressed by Paul as “our fellow soldier” (Philem. 2). The tradition that he was one of the seventy disciples, became bishop of Laodicea, and
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Archippus
ARCHIPPUS Contemporary of Paul whom the apostle encouraged to fulfill his ministry (Col 4:17) and referred to as a “fellow soldier” (Phlm 1:2).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Archippus
Archippus (ahr-kip´uhs), perhaps a member of Philemon’s household, greeted by Paul as a “fellow soldier” in Philem. 2, and mentioned in Col. 4:17, where he is urged to complete some unknown task. See also Philemon, Letter of Paul to.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Archippus
ARCHIPPUS. Mentioned twice in the NT (Col 4:17; Phm 2). In Colossians, Archippus is urged to take heed to his ministry. Paul is here perhaps commending Archippus for past service and encouraging him for future tasks, with no thought of a rebuke. In Philemon, Paul greets Archippus after Philemon and Apphia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Archippus
ARCHIPPUS. ‘Fellow soldier’ of Paul and Timothy (Phm. 2); the phrase implies previous service together (cf. Phil. 2:25). He is addressed with Philemon and Apphia in a manner suggesting that he may have been their son. This does not necessarily exclude the early suggestion (cf. Theodore of Mopsuestia,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Archippus
Archippus (Gk. Árchippos)A member of the Colossian church whom Paul greets and reminds to be faithful to his ministry (Col. 4:17). Archippus (“master of the horse”) is also referred to as Paul’s “fellow soldier” (Gk. sustratîtēs, Phlm. 2), implying that they had previously served together. He was
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Archippus
Archippus [är kĭpˊəs] (Gk. Archippos). An associate greeted by Paul in his Epistle to Philemon (Phlm. 2) and for whom instructions are provided in the Epistle to the Colossians (Col. 4:17). His “ministry” (v. 17) may have included some of the pastoral duties previously fulfilled by Epaphras (v.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Archippus
ARCHIPPUS One of the individuals to whom the Letter to Philemon was addressed (Phlm 2); he is called a “fellow soldier.” Archippus is also mentioned in Col 4:17, with the admonition that he remain mindful of his duties.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Archippus
Archip´pus (master of the horse), a Christian teacher in Colossæ, Col. 4:17, called by St. Paul his “fellow soldier,” Phil. 2. He was probably a member of Philemon’s family. (a.d. 62.)