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Julius
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Julius
Julius (Ἰούλιος, Ioulios). A Roman centurion who accompanied Paul from Cæsarea to Rome (Acts 27:1–3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Julius (Person)
JULIUS (PERSON) [Gk Ioulios (Ἰουλιος)]. A centurion of the Augustan cohort who guarded Paul on his sea voyage from Caesarea to Rome (Acts 27:1–44). Julius was a common Roman name, made famous by Julius Caesar. Yet the centurion was probably not a Roman citizen, since his unit was an auxiliary cohort
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Julius
Julius. Roman centurion of the Augustan cohort who escorted the apostle Paul and other prisoners from Palestine to Rome (Acts 27:1). Jewish leaders in Jerusalem accused Paul of teaching false doctrine and defiling the temple. Because indecision by two successive Roman governors kept Paul in prison for
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Julius
Juliusjōōlēs [Gk. Ioulios]. The centurion of the Augustan cohort under whose charge Paul was sent a prisoner to Rome (Acts 27:1, 3). See Army, Roman II.A.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Julius
JULIUS Roman centurion of the Augustan cohort who escorted the apostle Paul and other prisoners from Palestine to Rome (Acts 27:1). Jewish leaders in Jerusalem accused Paul of teaching false doctrine and defiling the temple. Because indecision by two successive Roman governors kept Paul in prison for
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Julius
Julius (joo´lee-uhs), a Roman centurion mentioned by name only in Acts 27:1, 3. He is probably the same centurion who was helpful to Paul throughout his eventful sea voyage as a prisoner from Caesarea to Rome (Acts 27:6, 11, 31, 43). According to Acts 27:1, Julius was a member of the “Augustan Cohort.”
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Julius
JULIUS. This centurion, mentioned half a dozen times in Acts 27, and once in Acts 28:16 according to some MSS but not in the best texts, was the man put in charge of Paul the prisoner when he was sent to Rome after his appeal to Caesar. Julius was presumably his family name. There is no certainty that
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Julius
JULIUS. The family name of the Caesars, which must have become widespread since their rise to power due to the custom of conferring on new citizens the name of the magistrate under whose auspices they were enfranchised. The centurion who escorted Paul to Rome (Acts 27:1) presumably belongs to this class
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Julius
Julius (Gk. Ioúlios)The Roman centurion into whose custody Paul was placed for his journey from Caesarea to Rome as a prisoner of Caesar (Acts 27:1). Luke makes special notice of Julius’ kindness to Paul (Acts 27:3, 43). Julius is identified as part of the Augustan (Imperial) division, an honorary
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Julius
Julius [jōōlˊyəs] (Gk. Ioulios). A Roman centurion of the Augustan cohort (Acts 27:1). Responsible for taking the prisoner Paul to Rome, he treated his charge kindly and permitted him to visit his friends when they harbored in Sidon (v. 3). During the storm off Crete he ignored Paul’s warning (vv.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Julius
JULIUS A centurion who was given the task of watching over Paul during the sea voyage from Caesarea to Rome (Acts 27:1–44). He was noted for his courtesy—even kindness—to Paul during the trip, allowing him to visit friends during a brief stop at the port of Sidon (Acts 27:3). He ill-advisedly followed
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Julius
Ju´lius (soft-haired), the centurion of “Augustus’ band,” to whose charge St. Paul was delivered when he was sent prisoner from Cæsarea to Rome. Acts 27:1, 3. (a.d. 60.)