An assistant of the apostle Paul, and probably one of the seventy disciples; supposed to have exercised his ministry in Galatia, 2Ti 4:10.
increasing, probably one of the seventy disciples of Christ. He was one of Paul's assistants (2Ti 4:10), probably a Christian of Rome.
Paul's companion at Rome who had gone to Galatia when Paul wrote 2Ti 4:10. In Galatia he preached the gospel, according to the Apostolic Constitutions.
A companion of St. Paul in his final imprisonment, sent by him to Galatia (2Ti 4:10), i.e. either to Asiatic Galatia, or possibly to Gaul. A late Western tradition treats him as the founder of the Churches of Vienne and of Mayence. His memory is honoured in the Roman Martyrology on June 27, in the Greek Menologion on May 30, and there he is treated as one of the seventy disciples, and a bishop of Chalcedon.
Disciple with Paul at Rome. He left Paul and went to Galatia. 2 Tim. 4:10.