Onesiphorus

Mentioned by 2 Tim. 1:16–18 as a friend of Paul's from Ephesus who helped him at Rome.

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  • Onesiphorus — (wörtlich: „der Nutzbringende“; † um 81?) war ein früher Christ, der im Neuen Testament erwähnt wird. Im 2. Brief des Paulus an Timotheus taucht der Name Onesiphorus zweimal auf (2 Tim 1,16 18 EU und 2 Tim 4,19 EU). Dabei lobt Paulus den… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • ONESIPHORUS — vir quidam fidelis, 2. Timoth. c. 1. v. 16 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Onesiphorus — Saint Onesiphorus Martyr Died 81 Honored in Roman Catholic Church Feast 6 September Onesiphorus (name meaning bringing profit …   Wikipedia

  • Onesiphorus —    Bringing profit, an Ephesian Christian who showed great kindness to Paul at Rome. He served him in many things, and had oft refreshed him. Paul expresses a warm interest in him and his household (2 Tim. 1:16 18; 4:19) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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  • Prayer for the dead — Wherever there is a belief in the continued existence of man s personality through and after death, religion naturally concerns itself with the relations between the living and the dead. And where the idea of a future judgment or of purgatory… …   Wikipedia

  • Onesiphoros, SS. — SS. Onesiphoros et Porphyrius, M. M. (6. Sept., al. 29. April). Der hl. Onesiphorus, ein Jünger des hl. Apostels Paulus, wohnte wahrscheinlich zu Ephesus, als dieser das Evangelium dahin brachte. Er leistete den Gläubigen alle mögliche Hilfe. Er… …   Vollständiges Heiligen-Lexikon

  • Prayers for the Dead — • Catholic teaching regarding prayers for the dead is bound up inseparably with the doctrine of purgatory and the more general doctrine of the communion of the saints, which is an article of the Apostle s Creed Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • KidsAlive Charity — Kids Alive is an international Christian charity, to protect and care for children who are at risk. History Kids Alive was founded in Shantung Province, China in 1916, as the Home of Onesiphorus. Rev. Leslie Mrs. Ava Anglin arrived in China in… …   Wikipedia

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