Found just once in the New Testament (Phil. 2:28Phil. 2:28
English: American Standard Version (1901) - ASV
28 I have sent him therefore the more diligently, that, when ye see him again, ye may rejoice, and that I may be the less sorrowful.
WP-Bible plugin), the Greek adjective “alupos” described freedom from grief or anxiety.
Paul said he sent Epaphroditus back to the Christians at Philippi so his “cares could be lightened.” The ASV translates this “that I may be the less sorrowful” and the KJV says “be less sorrowful.” This word reminds us about the great care Christians should have and display for one another.