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(modest), a Christian friend of Timothy at Rome. (2 Timothy 4:21) (A.D. 84.) According to legend he was the host of St. Peter and friend of St. Paul. and was martyred under Nero.

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Bashful, a Christian at Rome, who sent his greetings to Timothy (2 Timothy 4:21). (see CLAUDIA.)
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

pu'-denz, pu'-dens (Poudes, literally, "bashful" (2 Timothy 4:21)):

1. Faithful to Paul:

One of the Christians in Rome who remained loyal to Paul during his second and last imprisonment there, when most of the members of the church "forsook him." The pressure under which they acted must have been very great, as the apostle's final trial before the supreme court of the empire followed quickly after the Neronic persecution. Their defection from their loyalty to Paul must not be taken as implying that they had also proved untrue to Christ. At this time, however, there were some of the Christians who risked their earthly all, and their lives too, in order to prove their adherence to Paul, and Pudens was one of these.

2. Pudens and Claudia:

Writing the last of all his letters, the Second Epistle to Timothy, Paul sends greeting from "all the brethren" who were then with him. Among these he names Pudens. There are three other names associated by the apostle with that of Pudens: Eubulus, Linus and Claudia. There is an interesting conjecture regarding Pudens and Claudia, that their were husband and wife, and that Claudia was of British birth, a daughter of a British king, called Cogidunus. King Cogidunus was an ally of the Romans, and assumed the name of the emperor Tiberius Claudius, who was his patron. In this way his daughter would be named Claudia. But this identification of the British princess with the Claudia who sends salutation to Timothy is only a supposition; it lacks both evidence and proof.

See CLAUDIA and Code of Hammurabi (St. P), chapter xxvii.

In modern Rome, however, the tourist is still shown a building which is called the house of Pudens, in the same way as "Paul's hired house" is also shown. The authenticity in both cases is lacking.

Pudens is not mentioned elsewhere in the New Testament.

John Rutherfurd

4227. Poudes -- Pudens, a Christian
... Pudens, a Christian. Part of Speech: Noun, Masculine Transliteration: Poudes Phonetic
Spelling: (poo'-dace) Short Definition: Pudens Definition: Pudens, a ...
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List of Illustrations.
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Christian Churches.
... The large number of churches in Rome."The six classes of the earliest of
these."I. Private oratories."The houses of Pudens and Prisca."The evolution of ...
/.../lanciani/pagan and christian rome/chapter iii christian churches.htm

Argument. From the Prison they are Led Forth with Joy into the ...
... 4. The same Saturus at the other entrance exhorted the soldier Pudens, saying,
"Assuredly here I am, as I have promised and foretold, for up to this moment I ...
/.../chapter vi argument from the prison.htm

2 Timothy iv. 13-Sep
... Trophimus have I left at Miletum sick.". Ver.21. "Do thy diligence to come before
winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and Pudens and Linus, and Claudia.". ...
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We who are Without Fear Ourselves are not Seeking to Frighten You. ...
... Pudens, too, at once dismissed a Christian who was brought before him, perceiving
from the indictment that it was a case of vexatious accusation; tearing the ...
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Argument. Perpetua is Again Tempted by Her Father Her Third vision ...
... 1. "Again, after a few days, Pudens, a soldier, an assistant overseer [8991] of
the prison, who began to regard us in great esteem, perceiving that the great ...
/.../chapter iii argument perpetua is again.htm

The Persecutions.
... Satur had an especial horror of a bear, which was intended to be the means of his
death, and a good soldier named Pudens put meat in front of the den, that the ...
/...//christianbookshelf.org/yonge/the chosen people/lesson xxv the persecutions.htm

The Corinthians are Exhorted Speedily to Send Back Word that Peace ...
... But the reader will find more ready to his hand, perhaps, the interesting note of
Mr. Lewin, on Claudia and Pudens (2 Timothy 4:21), in his Life and Epistles ...
/.../chapter lix the corinthians are exhorted.htm

Christianity in Rome.
... his fellow-prisoner from Thessalonica; Tychicus from Ephesus; Epaphras and Onesimus
from Colossae; Epaphroditus from Philippi; Demas, Pudens, Linus, Eubulus ...
/.../history of the christian church volume i/section 36 christianity in rome.htm

... Priscilla, wife of Abascantus, tomb of, 300. Pudens, 110; his house, 112, 114 (cut),
115 (cut). Pudens, L. Valerius, 282. Pyramids on the Via Triumphalis, 271. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/lanciani/pagan and christian rome/index 2.htm

Pudens (1 Occurrence)
... 4:21). (see CLAUDIA.). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. PUDENS. pu'-denz,
pu ... then with him. Among these he names Pudens. There are ...
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Claudia (1 Occurrence)
... the daughter of king Cogidunus, who was an ally of Rome, and assumed the name of
the emperor, his patron, Tiberius Claudius, and that she was the wife of Pudens...
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Linus (1 Occurrence)
... The Claudia mentioned here is, they hold, identical with the one who, according
to Martial, married a certain Pudens (85-90 AD), and she, in turn, with the ...
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Puff (1 Occurrence)

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Publius (2 Occurrences)

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Greets (9 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). 2 Timothy 4:21 Make an effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you,
and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brethren. (WEY NAS NIV). ...
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Greeteth (1 Occurrence)
... 2 Timothy 4:21 Do thy diligence to come before winter. Eubulus greeteth thee, and
Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren. (KJV WBS). ...
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Winter (22 Occurrences)
... 2 Timothy 4:21 Be diligent to come before winter. Eubulus salutes you,
as do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brothers. (WEB ...
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Effort (16 Occurrences)
... (WEY NAS). 2 Timothy 4:21 Make an effort to come before winter. Eubulus greets you,
and so do Pudens, Linus, Claudia, and all the brethren. (WEY NAS). ...
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Eubu'lus (1 Occurrence)
... 2 Timothy 4:21 be diligent to come before winter. Salute thee doth Eubulus, and
Pudens, and Linus, and Claudia, and all the brethren. (See RSV). ...
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