Cornelius (Kor-neel´yuhs)

A Roman centurion stationed in Caesarea. The story of his conversion to Christianity is told at length in (Acts 10), and the conversion is defended by Peter in (Acts 11:1-18). A further allusion to him is made in (Acts 15:5-7).

Acts 10

Peter and Cornelius
1In Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of the Italian Cohort, as it was called.2He was a devout man who feared God with a ... View more

Acts 11:1-18

Peter's Report to the Church at Jerusalem
1Now the apostles and the believers who were in Judea heard that the Gentiles had also accepted the word of God.2So wh ... View more

Acts 15:5-7

5But some believers who belonged to the sect of the Pharisees stood up and said, “It is necessary for them to be circumcised and ordered to keep the law of Mose ... View more

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