"Lovely, spoken of by Paul (Col. 1:7; 4:12) as "his dear" "fellow-servant," and "a faithful minister of Christ." He was" thus evidently with him at Rome when he wrote to the Colossians. "He was a distinguished disciple, and probably the founder of the" Colossian church. He is also mentioned in the Epistle to "Philemon (1:23), where he is called by Paul his" fellow-prisoner.

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Definition of Epaphras:
"covered with foam"