- A commander of approximately one-hundred soldiers in the Roman army
Mark 15:44 Mark 15:45 ; Acts 21:32 ; Acts 22:25 Acts 22:26 ; Acts 23:17 Acts 23:23 ; 24:23
- Of Capernaum, comes to Jesus in behalf of his servant
Matthew 8:5-13 ; Luke 7:1-10
- In charge of the soldiers who crucified Jesus, testifies, "Truly this was the Son of God,"
Matthew 27:54 ; Mark 15:39 ; Luke 23:47
- See CORNELIUS
- See JULIUS
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationNave, Orville J. "Entry for 'Centurion'". "Nave's Topical Bible".