Lysias, Claudius

Lysias, Claudius (Lis´ee-uhs, klaw´dee-uhs)

According to (Acts 21:30-23:35), the Roman military tribune who commanded the Roman garrison at the fortress (probably the Tower of Antonia) adjacent to the Jerusalem Temple and who took Paul into protective custody to prevent his being lynched by a mob. Afterward, he sent Paul to Caesarea with a letter to Felix, the procurator of Judea, telling about the circumstances of Paul’s problems in Jerusalem.

Acts 21:30-23:35

30Then all the city was aroused, and the people rushed together. They seized Paul and dragged him out of the temple, and immediately the doors were shut.31While ... View more

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