[[354]Army]

-A commander of approximately one-hundred soldiers in the Roman army Mr 15:44,45; Ac 21:32; 22:25,26; 23:17,23; 24:23 -Of Capernaum, comes to Jesus in behalf of his servant Mt 8:5-13; Lu 7:1-10 -In charge of the soldiers who crucified Jesus, testifies, “Truly this was the Son of God,” Mt 27:54; Mr 15:39; Lu 23:47 -See [811]CORNELIUS […]

A Roman officer in command of a hundred men (Mark 15:39, 44, 45). Cornelius, the first Gentile convert, was a centurion (Acts 10:1, 22). Other centurions are mentioned in Matt. 8:5, 8, 13; Luke 7:2, 6; Acts 21:32; 22:25, 26; 23:17, 23; 24:23; 27:1, 6, 11, 31, 43; 28:16. A centurion watched the crucifixion of […]