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Clement
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Clement
Clement (Κλήμης, Klēmēs). A member of the Philippian church (Phil 4:3). Some early church fathers identified him with Clement of Rome (e.g., Eusebius, Ecclesiastical History, 3.15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Clement (Person)
CLEMENT (PERSON) [Gk Klementos (Κλεμεντος)]. A Philippian Christian and one of Paul’s fellow workers whose names are recorded in the “book of life” (Phil 4:3). The Latin name, Clement, may indicate that his family was among the original, prospering colonists in the Roman colony of Philippi. Clement is
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Clement
Clement. Fellow laborer with Paul at Philippi who worked side by side with him in the furtherance of the gospel there (Phil 4:3). Paul includes him in the group of those whose names are written in the book of life. Even though some early church fathers identified this Clement with the third bishop of
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Clement (worker with Paul)
Clement klemʹənt [Gk. Klēmēs—‘mild’].1. A fellow worker with Paul at Philippi, mentioned with special commendation in Phil. 4:3.2. One of the Apostolic Fathers, usually identified with the third bishop of Rome. His identity with 1, though supposed by Origen, Eusebius, Epiphanius, and Jerome, is
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Clement
CLEMENT Coworker with Paul at Philippi who worked side by side with him in the furtherance of the gospel there (Phil 4:3). Paul includes him in the group of those whose names are written in the Book of Life. Even though some early church fathers identified this Clement with the third bishop of Rome,
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Clement
CLEMENT. A fellow worker with Paul at Philippi and saluted by Paul in his letter to the Philippian church as one whose name was in the book of life (Phil 4:3). Attempts to identify him with Clement of Rome fail largely because Clement of Rome lived at the end of the 1st cen., and Paul’s friend was evidently
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Clement
CLEMENT. A Philippian Christian mentioned in Phil. 4:3. It is uncertain whether the reference means that the ‘true yokefellow’ addressed by Paul is asked to assist Clement as well as Euodia and Syntyche; or that Clement as well as Euodia and Syntyche laboured with Paul in the work of the gospel. av appears
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Clement
Clement (Gk. Klḗmēs)A “fellow worker” who shared Paul’s “struggle in the work of the gospel,” among those “whose names are in the book of life” (Phil. 4:3). This indicates his value to Paul, but reveals nothing else about him. Clement was a common Latin name, appropriate for his presence in the thriving
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Clement
Clement [klĕmˊənt] (Gk. Klēmēs “mild”). One of Paul’s fellow workers who probably dwelled at Philippi. According to Phil. 4:3 his name is written “in the book of life.” Though some scholars have attempted to identify him with Clement of Rome (one of the Apostolic Fathers), the dates of their lives
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Clement
Clem´ent (mild, merciful), Phil. 4:3, a fellow laborer of St. Paul when he was at Philippi. (a.d. 57.) It was generally believed in the ancient Church that this Clement was identical with the bishop of Rome who afterwards became so celebrated.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Clement
CLEM´ENT (klem-ent; “merciful”). A person (apparently a Christian of Philippi) mentioned by Paul (Phil. 4:3) as one whose name was in the Book of Life. This Clement was, by the ancient church, identified with the bishop of Rome of the same name.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Clement
Clementmild, a Christian of Philippi, Paul’s “fellow-labourer,” whose name he mentions as “in the book of life” (Phil. 4:3). It was an opinion of ancient writers that he was the Clement of Rome whose name is well known in church history, and that he was the author of an Epistle to the Corinthians, the