Lysanias (Li-say┬┤nee-uhs)

The tetrarch of Abilene in the days of John the Baptist according to (Luke 3:1). Luke gives the date as the fifteenth year of Tiberius (i.e., 28 or 29 CE), but the only Lysanias otherwise known as a ruler in the region died in 36 BCE.

Luke 3:1

The Proclamation of John the Baptist
1In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of ... View more

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