And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellow soldier, and to the church in your house:
The reading "the sister" seems preferable to "the beloved." It is superior in uncial authority. It is of course conceivable that "beloved" might have been exchanged for "sister" from motives of false delicacy.
Parallel VersesKJV: And to our beloved Apphia, and Archippus our fellowsoldier, and to the church in thy house: