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Greek - centurion, centurion's, centurions
Greek - centurion
CENTURION

A Roman officer commanding a hundred soldiers; similar to "captain" in modern times. Several centurions are mentioned with honor in the New Testament, Mark 15:39; Luke 7:1-10; and the first fruits to Christ from the Gentiles was the generous and devout Cornelius, Acts 10:1-48.


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These dictionary topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859. Public Domain, copy freely.

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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'CENTURION'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/ats/view.cgi?number=T447>. 1859.

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