A Jew born in Pontus, a tent-maker by occupation, who with his wife Priscilla joined the Christian church at Rome. When the Jews were banished from that city by the emperor Claudius, Aquilla and his wife retired to Corinth. They afterwards became the companions of Paul in his labors, and are mentioned by him with much commendation, Acts 18:2,3,24-26 Romans 16:3,4 1 Corinthians 16:19 2 Timothy 4:19.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'AQUILA'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".