Praetorian

Praetorian (Pri-tor´ee-uhn)

Guard, the; the probable meaning of “imperial guard” in (Phil 1:13 cf. also “those of Caesar’s household” in Phil 4:22). It refers either to a select unit of the Roman army that served as imperial bodyguards or simply to the military (and other) personnel attached to a praetorium (the official residence of a Roman official).

Phil 1:13

13so that it has become known throughout the whole imperial guard and to everyone else that my imprisonment is for Christ;

Phil 4:22

22All the saints greet you, especially those of the emperor's household.

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