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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Titus
Titus (Τίτος, Titos). Early Christian leader. A gentile coworker of Paul the apostle.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Titus (Person)
TITUS (PERSON) [Gk Titos (Τιτος)]. Titus was a gentile Christian (Gal 2:3) and one of Paul’s chosen travel companions (Gal 2:1) and fellow workers (2 Cor 8:23). He was also Paul’s trusted emissary for the Corinthian community (2 Cor 12:18) and one who assisted with the collection for the church in Jerusalem
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Titus (Person)
Titus (Person). 1. One of Paul’s converts—“my true child in a common faith” (Ti 1:4)—who became an intimate and trusted associate of the apostle in his mission of planting Christianity throughout the Mediterranean world (2 Cor 8:23; 2 Tm 4:10; Ti 1:5). Mentioned frequently in Paul’s letters (eight times
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Titus
Titus tī̀tes [Gk. Titos]. A companion of Paul, and the recipient of a Pauline epistle. Little is known about him. That he was a Greek is certain (Gal. 2:3), as is the fact that he was one of Paul’s early associates (v 1). He accompanied Paul and Barnabas on their visit to the church in Jerusalem. The
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Titus (Person)
TITUS (Person)1. One of Paul’s converts—“my true child in a common faith” (Ti 1:4, nasb)—who became an intimate and trusted associate of the apostle in his mission of planting Christianity throughout the Mediterranean world (2 Cor 8:23; 2 Tm 4:10; Ti 1:4–5). Mentioned frequently in Paul’s letters (eight
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Titus
Titus (ti´tuhs).1 Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus (39–81 ce), the son of Vespasian, and Roman emperor from 79 to 81 ce. After serving in the army in Germany and Britain, he became the commander of a legion under his father in the Jewish war (66–70 ce). When Vespasian was proclaimed emperor, Titus
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Titus
TITUS. Although not mentioned in Acts, Titus was one of Paul’s companions in whom he placed a considerable amount of trust. He is first heard of at the time of the Gentile controversy when he accompanied Paul and Barnabas to Jerusalem (Gal. 2:1). He provided a test case, since he was a Gentile, but he
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Titus
Titus (Gk. Tɩ́tos)1. Titus Manius, one of two Roman envoys sent to the Jews following the defeat of Lysias in 165 b.c.e., to bear the notice of Roman consent to the agreement worked out by Maccabeus with Lysias and King Antiochus with regard to the restoration of the Jewish temple and noninterference
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Titus
TITUS A Gentile Christian (Gal 2:3) who became one of Paul’s fellow laborers (2 Cor 8:23). Early on he appeared with Paul in Jerusalem at the time when circumcision was a matter of debate (Gal 2:1–5). Titus was later sent as Paul’s representative to the Corinthian community (2 Cor 2:13; 7:6, 13–14; 8:6,
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
Titus
Titus (4th cent.), Bp. of Bostra. Little is known of his life except that he was involved in a controversy with the Emp. *Julian, who ordered his expulsion, and that he took part in a synod at *Antioch, in 363, which sent a letter to the Emp. *Jovian recognizing the Nicene Creed. His name has
Titus, St
Titus, St. A Gentile disciple of St *Paul, who first appears on the journey to the Apostles’ Council at *Jerusalem (Gal. 2:1) and was later sent on difficult missions to *Corinth (2 Cor. 8:6, 16 f., and 23). Acc. to the Pauline traditions of the *Pastoral Epistles he was left behind in Crete to organize
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Titus
Ti´tus. Our materials for the biography of this companion of St. Paul must be drawn entirely from the notices of him in the Second Epistle to the Corinthians, the Galatians, and to Titus himself, combined with the Second Epistle to Timothy. He is not mentioned in the Acts at all. Taking the passages
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