Rhoda (Roh´duh)

A slave, servant, family member, or follower of Jesus in the home of Mary, the mother of John Mark, in Jerusalem. When Peter was miraculously released from prison and came to the house, she answered his knock, but was so overcome with joy that she ran and announced his presence to the others assembled in prayer without first letting him in (Acts 12:12-16).

Acts 12:12-16

12As soon as he realized this, he went to the house of Mary, the mother of John whose other name was Mark, where many had gathered and were praying.13When he kn ... View more

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