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Gaius

Gaius [N] [E] [H]

or Caius (lord )--

  1. A Macedonian who accompanied Paul in his travels, and whose life was in danger from the mob at Ephesus. ( Acts 19:29 ) (A.D. 54.)
  2. Of Derbe. He went with Paul from Corinth in his last journey to Jerusalem. ( Acts 20:4 ) (A.D. 54.)
  3. Of Corinth, whom Paul baptized and who was his host in his second journey in that city. ( 1 Corinthians 1:14 ; Romans 16:23 ) (These are supposed by some to be only one person.)
  4. Johns third epistle is addressed to Christian of this name. We may possibly identify him with No. 2.

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

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Gaius'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.