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A Jewish companion of Paul who was present when the apostle wrote the letter to the Colossians (Col 4:11).
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
JUSTUS (PERSON) [Gk Iystos (Ἰυστος)]. 1. The surname of Joseph, also called Barsabbas, a person put forward by the apostles along with Matthias as a candidate to replace Judas (Acts 1:23). Matthias and not Joseph Justus was the person on whom the lot fell and who was subsequently enrolled with the eleven
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jesus. 1. Name meaning “savior” or “Jehovah is salvation” given to the Messiah.See Jesus Christ, Life and Teaching of.2. kjv translation of Joshua, son of Nun, in Acts 7:45 and Hebrews 4:8.See Joshua (Person) #1.3. Jewish Christian, surnamed Justus, who sent his greetings to the believers at Colossae
Justus. 1. Surname for Joseph Barsabbas (Acts 1:23).See Joseph #12.2. Godly Corinthian man (presumably a convert of Paul), who opened his home to Paul and the Christians after the Jewish synagogue was closed to Paul’s preaching (Acts 18:7). There is disagreement among the manuscripts as to the exact
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jesus Justus jēʹzəs jusʹtəs [Gk. Iēsous ho legómenos Ioustos—‘Jesus who is called Justus’] (Col. 4:11). One of three friends of Paul—the others being Aristarchus and Mark—whom he associates with himself in sending salutations from Rome to the church at Colossae. Jesus Justus is not mentioned elsewhere
Justus jusʹtəs [Gk. Ioustos]. Three men of this name are mentioned in the NT.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
JESUS1. Name meaning “savior” or “Jehovah [Yahweh] is salvation” given to the Messiah. See Jesus Christ.2. kjv translation of Joshua, son of Nun, in Acts 7:45 and Hebrews 4:8. See Joshua (Person) #1.3. Jewish Christian, surnamed Justus, who sent his greetings to the believers at Colosse in the salutation
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Justus (juhs´tuhs).1 The Latin name of Joseph Barsabbas, one of two disciples put forward to be chosen as a replacement for Judas Iscariot. Even though he is not mentioned in any of the Gospels, Acts 1:22–23 indicates that he had been with Jesus and the others from the time of John’s baptism through
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
JUSTUS. The surname for three men of the apostolic period.1. Joseph called Barsabas who was eliminated when Matthias was chosen to complete the Twelve (Acts 1:23).2. Titus (or Titius), a Roman and converted God-fearer, who opened his home next to the Corinth synagogue to Paul as a meeting place when
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jesus (Gk. Iēsoús)Greek form of the name Joshua (Heb. yĕhôšûaʿ, “Yahweh will save”); cf. Luke 3:29; Acts 7:45; Heb. 4:8.1. The father of Sirach and grandfather of the author of the book of Sirach (Ecclesiasticus; Sir. Prologue).2. Joshua ben Sira (“Jesus son of Sirach”), author of Sirach/Ecclesiasticus.
Justus (Gk. Ioústos)1. Surname of Joseph Barsabbas, unsuccessful candidate for apostleship (Acts 1:23).2. Titius (or Titus) Justus, a “worshipper of God” in Corinth whose home was next to the synagogue and open to Christians, and with whom Paul lodged (Acts 18:7).3. Jesus Justus, one “of the circumcision” (a
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jesus [jēˊsəs] (Gk. Iēsous; from Heb. yehôšua˓ “Yahweh will save”).
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Catholic Bible Dictionary