Julius

Julius (Joo´lee-uhs)

A Roman centurion mentioned by name only in (Acts 27:1, Acts 27:3). He is probably the same centurion who was helpful to Paul throughout his eventful sea voyage as a prisoner from Caesarea to Rome (Acts 27:6; Acts 27:11; Acts 27:31; Acts 27:43). According to (Acts 27:1), Julius was a member of the “Augustan Cohort.” This may have been an honorary title (named after the emperor Augustus) given to Julius’s regiment.

Acts 27:1

Paul Sails for Rome
1When it was decided that we were to sail for Italy, they transferred Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan Cohort, n ... View more

Acts 27:3

3The next day we put in at Sidon; and Julius treated Paul kindly, and allowed him to go to his friends to be cared for.

Acts 27:6

6There the centurion found an Alexandrian ship bound for Italy and put us on board.

Acts 27:11

11But the centurion paid more attention to the pilot and to the owner of the ship than to what Paul said.

Acts 27:31

31Paul said to the centurion and the soldiers, “Unless these men stay in the ship, you cannot be saved.”

Acts 27:43

43but the centurion, wishing to save Paul, kept them from carrying out their plan. He ordered those who could swim to jump overboard first and make for the land ... View more

Acts 27:1

Paul Sails for Rome
1When it was decided that we were to sail for Italy, they transferred Paul and some other prisoners to a centurion of the Augustan Cohort, n ... View more

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