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A pious lawyer, and a friend of Paul, who, writing from Nicopolis during the last year of his life, commends him and Apollos, then at Crete on a journey, to the kind offices of Titus, Tit 3:13. His name is Greek, and his profession may have been Greek civil law, rather than Jewish law.

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a disciple called "the lawyer," whom Paul wished Titus to bring with him (Tit 3:13). Nothing more is known of him.

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Contracted for Zenodorus. Tit 3:13. A "lawyer," i.e. Jewish scribe, learned in the Hebrew law, who after conversion still retained the title. Paul commends him to Titus, that he should bring Zenas and Apollos on their journey diligently, so that nothing might be wanting to them of necessaries.

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A lawyer (i.e. learned in Jewish law, cf. v. 8) whom St. Paul asks Titus to send to him from Crete, with Apoilos (Tit 3:13). The name is perhaps a contraction from Zenodorus.

A. J. Maclean.

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A believer and a 'lawyer' (probably one skilled in the law of Moses), whom Titus was to help on his journey. Tit 3:13.

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a believer, and, as may be inferred from the context, a preacher of the gospel, who is mentioned in

Tit 3:13

in connection with Apollos. He is further described as "the lawyer." It is impossible to determine whether Zenas was a Roman jurisconsult or a Jewish doctor.

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