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Who was the famous brother sent with Titus in 2 Corinthians 8:18?



      

2 Corinthians 8:18

NASB - 18 We have sent along with him the brother whose fame in the things of the gospel has spread through all the churches.

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Mini Tim Maas Retired Quality Assurance Specialist with the U.S. Army
My understanding is that there is no clear consensus among Bible commentators as to whom Paul was referring in this verse, since arguments can be made both for and against each person who might be suggested. However, the overall weight of evidence seems to be in favor of St. Luke. This is based on Luke being known to have preached the gospel message (such as at Antioch, Troas, and Philippi), as the individual in the verse is described as being noted for. Also, none of the other possible candidates (such as Tychicus, Trophimus, Mark, Gaius, Barnabas, Silas, or Apollos) qualify as having been with Paul at the time that 2 Corinthians was written.

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