Epaphroditus (I-paf´ruh-di´tuhs)

A Philippian Christian who brought gifts from Philippi to Paul in prison (Phil 4:18). Epaphroditus had been seriously ill, but had recovered. Because of anxiety in Philippi concerning the illness of Epaphroditus, and because Paul himself was unable to go, he sent Epaphroditus back to Philippi (Phil 2:25-30).

Phil 4:18

18I have been paid in full and have more than enough; I am fully satisfied, now that I have received from Epaphroditus the gifts you sent, a fragrant offering, ... View more

Phil 2:25-30

25Still, I think it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus—my brother and co-worker and fellow soldier, your messenger and minister to my need;26for he has been ... View more

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.