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Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol I:
IGNATIUS: Chapter XIII.—Conclusion.

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Chapter XIII.—Conclusion.

I salute the families of my brethren, with their wives and children, and the virgins who are called widows. 1060 Be ye strong, I pray, in the power of the Holy Ghost. Philo, who is with me, greets you. I salute the house of Tavias, and pray that it may be confirmed in faith and love, both corporeal and spiritual. I salute Alce, my well-beloved, 1061 and the incomparable Daphnus, and Eutecnus, and all by name. Fare ye well in the grace of God.

I salute the families of my brethren, with their wives and children, and those that are ever virgins, and the widows. Be ye strong, I pray, in the power of the Holy Ghost. Philo, my fellow-servant, who is with me, greets you. I salute the house of Tavias, and pray that it may be confirmed in faith and love, both corporeal and spiritual. I salute Alce; my well-beloved, 1062 and the incomparable Daphnus, and Eutecnus, and all by name. Fare ye well in the grace of God, and of our Lord Jesus Christ, being filled with the Holy Spirit, and divine and sacred wisdom.


Footnotes

92:1060

The deaconesses seem to have been called widows.

92:1061

Literally, “the name desired of me.”

92:1062

Literally, “the name desired of me.”


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