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Gaius

Gaius [N] [H] [S]

  • A Macedonian, Paul's fellow-traveller, and his host at Corinth when he wrote his Epistle to the ( Romans 16:23 ). He with his household were baptized by Paul ( 1 Corinthians 1:14 ). During a heathen outbreak against Paul at Ephesus the mob seized Gaius and Aristarchus because they could not find Paul, and rushed with them into the theatre. Some have identified this Gaius with No. (2).

  • A man of Derbe who accompanied Paul into Asia on his last journey to Jerusalem

  • A Christain of Asia Minor to whom John addressed his third epistle ( 3 John 1:1 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Gaius". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .