the centurion of the Augustan cohort, or the emperor's body-guard, in whose charge Paul was sent prisoner to Rome ( Acts 27:1 Acts 27:3 Acts 27:43 ). He entreated Paul "courteously," showing in many ways a friendly regard for him.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Julius". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".