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fruit; fruitful

Smith's Bible Dictionary

a Christian at Troas. (2 Timothy 4:13)

ATS Bible Dictionary

A disciple and friend of Paul, who lived in Troas, 2 Timothy 4:13.

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
(n.) The wrist; the bones or cartilages between the forearm, or antibrachium, and the hand or forefoot; in man, consisting of eight short bones disposed in two rows.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

kar'-pus (Karpos): A name but once mentioned in the New Testament (2 Timothy 4:13), "the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus." These words were written from the dungeons, where Paul was confined during his second imprisonment. The name, common enough in Paul's day, signifies "fruit" (Young) or "wrist" (Davis). The words indicate that Paul must have been very well acquainted with the family of Carpus. He was presumably one of his converts; and the apostle must have lodged with him and also have had considerable confidence in him, since he committed to his care not only the comparatively valueless "cloak," but especially the priceless "books and parchments." It is idle to attempt to find out the identity of Carpus, but one cannot help wondering what were the contents of these books and parchments for which the apostle longed in his bitter second imprisonment.

Henry E. Dosken

2591. Karpos -- Carpus, a Christian
... Carpus, a Christian. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: Karpos Phonetic
Spelling: (kar'-pos) Short Definition: Carpus Definition: Carpus, a ...
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Advice for the Direction of Holy Zeal.
... Carpus, a man eminent for purity and sanctity of life, who, as is very probable,
was the bishop of Candia, conceived such an anger at it as he had never before ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter xv advice for the.htm

2 Timothy iv. 13-Sep
... Ephesus. The cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus, when thou comest, bring
with thee, and the books, but especially the parchments.". ...
/.../homily x 2 timothy iv.htm

Paul's Second Imprisonment, and Martyrdom; Peter, his Epistles ...
... Thus, he says-"The cloak [153:3] (or, as some render it, the case) [153:4] that
I left at Troas, with Carpus, when thou comest bring with thee, and the books ...
/.../killen/the ancient church/chapter x pauls second imprisonment.htm

Letter viii. To Demophilus, Therapeutes. About Minding Ones Own ...
... When I was once in Crete, the holy Carpus [131] entertained me,"a man, of all others,
most fitted, on account of great purity of mind, for Divine Vision. ...
/.../letters of dionysius the areopagite/letter viii to demophilus therapeutes.htm

Of Putting Off Cloaks.
... the garb of prayer, [8854] would have comprehended in their instructions, unless
any think that is was in prayer that Paul had left his cloak with Carpus! ...
/.../tertullian/on prayer/chapter xv of putting off cloaks.htm

The Same Hippolytus on the Seventy Apostles.
... 60. Onesiphorus, bishop of Corone. 61. Tychicus, bishop of Chalcedon. 62. Carpus,
bishop of Berytus in Thrace. 63. Evodus, bishop of Antioch. 64. ...
/.../the extant works and fragments of hippolytus/the same hippolytus on the.htm

How we are to Unite Our Will with God's in the Permission of Sins.
... us of liberty: and when the sin is once committed let us endeavour what we are able
to have it blotted out, like our Saviour, who assured Carpus, as was said ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter viii how we are.htm

Of the Conformity of Our Will to the Will which God Has to Save Us ...
... and save all mankind, which he did with so much love that, as the great S. Denis,
apostle of France, recounts, he said once to the holy man Carpus that he was ...
/.../francis/treatise on the love of god/chapter iv of the conformity.htm

The Holy Family in Bethlehem after the Departure of the Kings.
... name Amator in baptism. Later he was made a bishop and was in Edessa; he
was also on the island of Crete with Carpus. He then went ...
/.../emmerich/the life of the blessed virgin mary/xiv the holy family in.htm

Under Verus, Polycarp with Others Suffered Martyrdom at Smyrna.
... 48. And there are also records extant of others that suffered martyrdom in Pergamus,
a city of Asia,"of Carpus and Papylus, and a woman named Agathonice, who ...
/.../pamphilius/church history/chapter xv under verus polycarp with.htm

Carpus (1 Occurrence)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. CARPUS. ... The words indicate that Paul must
have been very well acquainted with the family of Carpus. ...
/c/carpus.htm - 7k

Carpus's (1 Occurrence)
...Carpus's (1 Occurrence). 2 Timothy 4:13 The cloak which I left behind me in Troas
at Carpus's, bring when thou comest, and the books, especially the parchments. ...
/c/carpus's.htm - 6k

Parchments (1 Occurrence)
... bring "the books, especially the parchments." These, as well as the "cloak," which
is also mentioned, had evidently been "left at Troas with Carpus." What were ...
/p/parchments.htm - 10k

Wrist (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) The joint, or the region of the joint,
between the hand and the arm; the carpus. See Carpus. 2 ...
/w/wrist.htm - 7k

Carriage (32 Occurrences)

/c/carriage.htm - 19k

Troas (6 Occurrences)
... NIV). 2 Timothy 4:13 Bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus when
you come, and the books, especially the parchments. (WEB ...
/t/troas.htm - 11k

Tro'as (6 Occurrences)
... 2 Timothy 4:13 the cloak that I left in Troas with Carpus, coming, bring thou and
the books -- especially the parchments. (See RSV). Troas, Tro'as. Trod . ...
/t/tro'as.htm - 7k

Especially (23 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV WEY ASV WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). 2 Timothy 4:13 Bring the cloak that I left
at Troas with Carpus when you come, and the books, especially the parchments. ...
/e/especially.htm - 13k

Papers (3 Occurrences)
... 2 Timothy 4:13 The coat which I did not take from Troas and which is with Carpus,
get when you come, and the books, specially the papers. (BBE). ...
/p/papers.htm - 7k

Bible Concordance
Carpus (1 Occurrence)

2 Timothy 4:13 Bring the cloak that I left at Troas with Carpus when you come, and the books, especially the parchments.



Carpus: A Christian at Troas

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