Onesiphorus

Onesiphorus (On´uh-sif´uh-ruhs)

, a Christian who is commended for special kindnesses to Paul, both in Ephesus and during Paul’s Roman imprisonment (2Tim 1:16-18), and whose “household” is twice mentioned (2Tim 1:16; 2Tim 4:19). These references may imply that Onesiphorus had died (2Tim 1:18).

2Tim 1:16-18

16May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain;17when he arrived in Rome, he eagerly ... View more

2Tim 1:16

16May the Lord grant mercy to the household of Onesiphorus, because he often refreshed me and was not ashamed of my chain;

2Tim 4:19

Final Greetings and Benediction
19Greet Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus.

2Tim 1:18

18—may the Lord grant that he will find mercy from the Lord on that day! And you know very well how much service he rendered in Ephesus.

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