(of a horn ), a Roman centurion of the Italian cohort stationed in Caesarea, ( Acts 10:1 ) etc., a man full of good works and alms-deeds. With his household he was baptized by St. Peter, and thus Cornelius became the firstfruits of the Gentile world to Christ.
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Cornelius'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".