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justus


justus


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Justus 
  (1.)  Another  name  for  Joseph,  surnamed  Barsabas.  He  and  Matthias 
  are  mentioned  only  in  Acts  1:23.  "They  must  have  been  among  the 
  earliest  disciples  of  Jesus,  and  must  have  been  faithful  to  the 
  end  they  must  have  been  well  known  and  esteemed  among  the 
  brethren.  What  became  of  them  afterwards,  and  what  work  they 
  did  are  entirely  unknown"  (Lindsay's  Acts  of  the  Apostles). 
 
  (2.)  A  Jewish  proselyte  at  Corinth,  in  whose  house,  next  door 
  to  the  synagogue,  Paul  held  meetings  and  preached  after  he  left 
  the  synagogue  (Acts  18:7). 
 
  (3.)  A  Jewish  Christian,  called  Jesus,  Paul's  only 
  fellow-labourer  at  Rome,  where  he  wrote  his  Epistle  to  the 
  Colossians  (Col.  4:11). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Justus,  just  or  upright