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Epaenetus

Meaning: commendable

a Christian at Rome to whom Paul sent his salutation (Rom. 16:5)

He is spoken of as “the first fruits of Achaia” (Revised Version, “of Asia”, i.e., of proconsular Asia, which is probably the correct reading). As being the first convert in that region, he was peculiarly dear to the apostle. He calls him his “well beloved.”