Drusilla (Droo-sil´uh)

The wife of Antonius Felix, who was procurator of Judea (ca. 52–59 CE) while Paul was imprisoned in Caesarea. A Jew, she was the daughter of Herod Agrippa I and great-granddaughter of Herod the Great. Originally given in marriage to the Syrian Azizus of Emesa, she was apparently persuaded to leave him for Felix. In (Acts 24:24-27), she is present when Paul speaks about Jesus to her husband.

Acts 24:24-27

Paul Held in Custody
24Some days later when Felix came with his wife Drusilla, who was Jewish, he sent for Paul and heard him speak concerning faith in Christ J ... View more

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