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1. A native or inhabitant of ancient Ephesus.
2. Ephesians(used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
Of or relating to ancient Ephesus or its people, language, or culture.
[From Latin Ephesiī, inhabitants of Ephesus, from Greek Ephesioi, from Ephesos, Ephesus.]
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(Bible) (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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n. (used with a sing. v.)
a book of the New Testament, written by Paul.
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|Noun||1.||Ephesians - a New Testament book containing the epistle from Saint Paul to the Ephesians which explains the divine plan for the world and the consummation of this in Christ|
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
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