Gaius (3 Jn. 1)
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The recipient of John’s third letter (3 John 1:1). Most likely a wealthy Christian, since he is noted for his hospitality. For more information on his identity, see this article: John, Third Letter of.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
GAIUS (PERSON) [Gk Gaios (Γαιος)]. 1. A Corinthian Christian mentioned after Crispus and before the household of Stephanas as one of the few people baptized by Paul during his stay in Corinth in the early 50s (1 Cor 1:14). Being baptized by Paul, it is reasonable to assume that Gaius was partial to Paul’s
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gaius. 1. Native of Macedonia and traveling companion of Paul during the apostle’s third missionary journey. He and Aristarchus were both seized at Ephesus during the riot caused by Demetrius, the silversmith (Acts 19:29).2. Native of Derbe in Lycaonia, who traveled with Paul from Ephesus to Macedonia
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
GAIUS1. Native of Macedonia and traveling companion of Paul during the apostle’s third missionary journey. He and Aristarchus were both seized at Ephesus during the riot caused by Demetrius the silversmith (Acts 19:29).2. Native of Derbe in Lycaonia, who traveled with Paul from Ephesus to Macedonia
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
GAIUS. This common Roman name occurs five times in the NT. How many different persons are referred to is uncertain, but probably four.1. A Macedonian Christian who accompanied Paul on some of his journeys and was one of two men seized at the riot in Ephesus (Acts 19:29).2. A Christian of Derbe in Lycaonia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gaius (Gk. Gáɩ̈os; Lat. Gaiu.)A common Latin name, borne by four men mentioned in the NT, of whom nothing is known beyond these mentions.1. A Macedonian who, along with Aristarchus, had traveled with Paul to Ephesus. There the two Macedonians were caught in a riot against the Christian missionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church