lovely, amiable

(beloved). + One of the attendants of St. Paul at Ephesus, who with Timothy was sent forward into Macedonia. (Acts 19:22) (A.D. 51.) He is probably the same with Erastus who is again mentioned in the salutations to Timothy. (2 Timothy 4:20) + Erastus the chamberlain, or rather the public treasurer, of Corinth, who was […]

-1. A friend of Paul Ac 19:22; 2Ti 4:20 -2. Convert of Paul’s, probably same as preceding Ro 16:23

Beloved. (1.) The “chamberlain” of the city of Corinth (Rom. 16:23), and one of Paul’s disciples. As treasurer of such a city he was a public officer of great dignity, and his conversion to the gospel was accordingly a proof of the wonderful success of the apostle’s labours. (2.) A companion of Paul at Ephesus, […]