Persis was a female Christian who, in the words of Paul the Evangelist "has worked very hard in the Lord." Paul mentions Persis by name in the New Testament book of Romans.

Persis is mentioned once by name in the Bible, in Romans 16:12.

The name Persis means "one who takes by storm."

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