Robertson's Word Pictures of the New TestamentRomans 16:13
- Rufus (Roupon).
- A very common slave name, possibly the Rufus of Mark 15:21. The word means "red."
- The chosen (ton eklekton).
- Not "the elect," but "the select."
- And mine (kai emou).
- Paul's appreciation of her maternal care once, not his real mother.