commendable, a Christian at Rome to whom Paul sent his
salutation (Rom. 16:5). He is spoken of as "the first fruits of
Achaia" (R.V., "of Asia", i.e., of proconsular Asia, which is
probably the correct reading). As being the first convert in
that region, he was peculiarly dear to the apostle. He calls him
his "well beloved."
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'epaenetus' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.