noun (used with a singular verb)
- a book of the New Testament, written by Paul. Abbreviation: Eph., Ephes., Ephs.
- of or relating to Ephesus.
- a native or inhabitant of Ephesus.
- (functioning as singular) a book of the New Testament (in full The Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians), containing an exposition of the divine plan for the world and the consummation of this in Christ
- of or relating to Ephesus
- an inhabitant or native of Ephesus
New Testament epistle, late 14c., addressed to Christian residents of the Greek city of Ephesus, in what is now western Turkey.