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Son of Paul’s sister (Acts 23:16–22). Noted for hearing and reporting a plot to kill Paul. This account contains the only biblical reference to Paul’s family connections.
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PAUL’S NEPHEW. The report about an unnamed nephew in Acts 23:16–22 is the only reference we have to Paul’s family connections. Naturally, there is the temptation to view the incident as a Lukan creation. However, since Paul as a Roman citizen would in any case have been brought to Caesarea as the first