Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Yet I supposed it necessary to send to you Epaphroditus, my brother, and companion in labour, and fellowsoldier, but your messenger, and he that ministered to my wants.

Epaphroditus

Fellowsoldier

General references

Bible References

Epaphroditus

Philippians 4:18
But I have received everything in full, and I have an abundance. I am fully supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you provided—a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.

My brother

2 Corinthians 2:13
I had no rest in my spirit because I did not find my brother Titus, but I said good-bye to them and left for Macedonia.
2 Corinthians 8:22
We have also sent with them our brother. We have often tested him in many circumstances and found him to be diligent—and now even more diligent because of his great confidence in you.
Philemon 1:1
Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother:

To Philemon our dear friend and coworker,

Companion

Philippians 4:3
Yes, I also ask you, true partner, to help these women who have contended for the gospel at my side, along with Clement and the rest of my coworkers whose names are in the book of life.
1 Corinthians 3:9
For we are God’s coworkers. You are God’s field, God’s building.
2 Corinthians 8:23
As for Titus, he is my partner and coworker serving you; as for our brothers, they are the messengers of the churches, the glory of Christ.
Colossians 1:7
You learned this from Epaphras, our dearly loved fellow slave. He is a faithful servant of the Messiah on your behalf,
Colossians 4:11
and so does Jesus who is called Justus. These alone of the circumcision are my coworkers for the kingdom of God, and they have been a comfort to me.
1 Thessalonians 3:2
And we sent Timothy, our brother and God’s coworker in the gospel of Christ, to strengthen and encourage you concerning your faith,
Philemon 1:1
Paul, a prisoner of Christ Jesus, and Timothy our brother:

To Philemon our dear friend and coworker,

Fellowsoldier

2 Timothy 2:3
Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus.
Philemon 1:2
to Apphia our sister, to Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church that meets in your home.

And he

Philippians 4:18
But I have received everything in full, and I have an abundance. I am fully supplied, having received from Epaphroditus what you provided—a fragrant offering, an acceptable sacrifice, pleasing to God.
2 Corinthians 11:7
Or did I commit a sin by humbling myself so that you might be exalted, because I preached the gospel of God to you free of charge?

General references

Proverbs 25:13
To those who send him, a trustworthy messenger
is like the coolness of snow on a harvest day;
he refreshes the life of his masters.
Ephesians 6:22
I am sending him to you for this very reason, to let you know how we are and to encourage your hearts.

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