Ephesians

[ih-fee-zhuhnz]
noun (used with a singular verb)
a book of the new testament, written by Paul. Abbreviation: Eph., Ephes., Ephs.
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Ephesian

[ih-fee-zhuhn]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Ephesus.
noun
2.
a native or inhabitant of Ephesus.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English Effesian < Latin Ephesi(us) (< Greek Ephésios) + -an

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Ephesian (ɪˈfiːʒən)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Ephesus
 
n
2.  an inhabitant or native of Ephesus

Ephesians (ɪˈfiːʒənz)
 
n
(functioning as singular) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians), containing an exposition of the divine plan for the world and the consummation of this in Christ

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Ephesians
residents of the Greek city of Ephesus, in what is now western Turkey.
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It ends with a fervent prayer for the further spiritual enrichment of the ephesians.
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