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Bible Names A-G: Apelles


Apelles in Easton's Bible Dictionary a Christian at Rome whom Paul salutes (Rom. 16:10), and styles "approved in Christ."

Apelles in Fausset's Bible Dictionary A Christian saluted in Romans 16:10 as "approved in Christ." A common Jewish name, probably not, as Origen thought, Apollos. Said to have been afterward bishop of Smyrna.

Apelles in Hitchcock's Bible Names exclusion; separation

Apelles in Naves Topical Bible A disciple in Rome Ro 16:10

Apelles in Smiths Bible Dictionary (called), a Christian saluted by St. Paul in Ro 16:10 Tradition makes him bishop of Smyrna or Heraclea. (A.D. 55.)

Apelles in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE a-pel'-ez (Apelles): A Christian at Rome to whom Paul sends greetings (Rom 16:10). He is described by Paul as "the, approved in Christ," i.e. "that approved Christian" (Denney). In some way unknown to us Apelles had been tested and he had proved faithful (compare Jas 1:12; 2 Tim 2:15). It is a common name. Many commentators refer to Horace (Satires, i.5.100): "Credat Judaeus Apella, non ego."

Apelles Scripture - Romans 16:10 Salute Apelles approved in Christ. Salute them which are of Aristobulus' [household].

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