Priscilla and Aquila


Priscilla and Aquila
Priscilla and Aquila
Jewish tentmakers, who left Rome in the Jewish persecution under Claudius, 49 or 50, and settled in Corinth

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  • Priscilla and Aquila — were a First Century Jewish Christian couple described in the New Testament. Of the seven times they are mentioned, five times Priscilla s name is mentioned first. They lived in Ephesus and became ministry partners and fellow tentmakers with the… …   Wikipedia

  • Priscilla (Prisca) —     (first century)    Saint.    Priscilla was the wife of Aquila, a Jew of Pontus, but her name is always listed first. According to the Book of Acts, they were forced to leave Rome in obedience to the decree of the Emperor Claudius. Paul met… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

  • Aquila and Priscilla — • Jewish tentmakers, who left Rome in the Jewish persecution under Claudius, 49 or 50, and settled in Corinth Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Aquila and Priscilla     Aquila and Priscilla …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Aquila — noun a) A summer constellation of the northern sky, said to resemble an eagle. It includes the star Altair. Salute Prisca and Aquila, and the household of Onesiphorus. b) An early Christian, the husband of Priscilla. See Also …   Wiktionary

  • Aquila —    Eagle, a native of Pontus, by occupation a tent maker, whom Paul met on his first visit to Corinth (Acts 18:2). Along with his wife Priscilla he had fled from Rome in consequence of a decree (A.D. 50) by Claudius commanding all Jews to leave… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Aquila and Prisca — See Aquila and Priscilla …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Aquila and Priscilla — Evicted from Rome in 49 CE when the emperor Claudius expelled Jews after disturbances about Christianity. They met Paul in Corinth (Acts 18:2) and afterwards he stayed with them in Ephesus …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Priscilla, Prisca — One of Paul s colleagues. The longer version of the name is preferred by Acts, but Paul (Rom. 16:3; 1 Cor. 16:19) uses the shorter (Latin) name for this apparently well connected leader of the Church, who seems to take precedence over her husband …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Names and titles of Jesus in the New Testament — Cartel at the Church of the Gesù, Rome with the Latin inscription from Philippians 2:10: at the name of Jesus every knee should bow . Two names and a variety of titles are used to refer to Jesus in the New Testa …   Wikipedia

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