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Fortunatus

for-tu-na'-tus (lucky, fortunate)
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Achaicus, Paul (the apostle), Stephanas
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Easton's Bible Dictionary

fortunate, A disciple of Corinth who visited Paul at Ephesus, and returned with Stephanas and Achaicus, the bearers of the apostle's first letter to the Corinthians ( 1 Corinthians 16:17 ).

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Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names

lucky

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Smith's Bible Dictionary

(fortunate)

( 1 Corinthians 16:17 ) One of the three Corinthians the others being Stephanas and Achaicus, who were at Ephesus when St. Paul wrote his first epistle. There is a Fortunatus mentioned in the end of Clements first epistle to the Corinthians, who was possibly the same person.


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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

for-tu-na'-tus (Phortounatos):

A Roman proper name turned into Greek; same as Latin adjective fortunatus, meaning "blest," or "fortunate." Found only once in the Bible (1 Corinthians 16:17 ). Fortunatus, with Stephanas and Achaicus, was an ambassador of the Corinthian church, whose presence at Ephesus refreshed the spirit of the apostle Paul.


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