- A native or inhabitant of ancient Ephesus.
- Ephesians used with a sing. verb Bible
Of or relating to ancient Ephesus or its people, language, or culture.
Origin of EphesianFrom Latin Ephesiī inhabitants of Ephesus from Greek Ephesioi from Ephesos Ephesus
- Of, from, or pertaining to, Ephesus
- Someone from Ephesus
Ephesus + -ian
- 1), but elsewhere, possibly at Ephesus; yet Philemon may have been on a visit to Ephesus, for, even were the Ephesian Onesimus of Ignatius (Eph.
- The main argument for putting it earlier is derived from the admitted affinities between it and Romans, the Colossian and Ephesian epistles containing, it is held, a more advanced christology (so Lightfoot especially, and Hort, Judaistic Christianity, pp. 115-129).
- Argument Harnack has the support of a considerable number of modern scholars who deny the Ephesian residence of John the apostle.
- The facts of the problem would all appear covered by the hypothesis that John the presbyter, the eleven being all dead, wrote the book of Revelation (its more ancient Christian portions) say in 69, and died at Ephesus say in loo; that the author of the Gospel wrote the first draft, here, say in 97; that this book, expanded by him, first circulated within a select Ephesian Christian circle; and that the Ephesian church officials added to it the appendix and published it in 110 -120.
- The efforts, however, to give effect to this act on the following Sunday were frustrated by the zeal of the Ephesian mob.