A Citizen
Any person who is properly a member of a certain nation or kingdom.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Citizen [Heb. ba‘al] (Jgs. 9:2, 6, 18, 20); AV MAN; [Gk. polítēs (Lk. 15:15; 19:14; Acts 21:39), sympolítēs (Eph. 2:19); in addition, polítēs is implied (cf. RSV, NEB) but not expressed (AV) in Acts 16:37f; 22:25–29; 23:27, where instead simply Rhōmaíos-‘Roman,’ appears];
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Citizen, Citizenship
CITIZEN, CITIZENSHIP Officially recognized status in a political state bringing certain rights and responsibilities as defined by the state. Paul raised the issue of citizenship by appealing to his right as a Roman citizen (Acts 16:37; 22:26–28). Roman citizenship rights were first formulated in the
Dictionary of Daily Life in Biblical & Post-Biblical Antiquity, Volumes I–IV
Citizens & AliensCitizens were the privileged members of a city or a country who had religious, civic, and economic rights, such as the right to own land. Non-citizens included aliens, immigrants, sojourners, and their descendants, and also indigenous peoples who had been conquered. Our earliest extant