Justus (Juhs´tuhs)

1 A Latin praenomen for Joseph Barsabbas, who lost out by lot in an appointment to the Twelve to replace Judas Iscariot after his suicide (Acts 1:15-26). 2 Titius Justus, a “worshiper of God” (Gentile attracted to Judaism) in Corinth who, according to (Acts 18:7), offered hospitality to Paul after the latter was forced to leave the synagogue. 3 A Jewish Christian co-worker with Paul, mentioned with respect in (Col 4:11).

Opposite: Samuel anoints David (far right) king (1Sam 16:11-13); from a panel at the third-century CE synagogue at Dura-Europos./p>

Acts 1:15-26

15In those days Peter stood up among the believers (together the crowd numbered about one hundred twenty persons) and said,16“Friends, the scripture had to be f ... View more

Acts 18:7

7Then he left the synagogue and went to the house of a man named Titius Justus, a worshiper of God; his house was next door to the synagogue.

Col 4:11

11And Jesus who is called Justus greets you. These are the only ones of the circumcision among my co-workers for the kingdom of God, and they have been a comfor ... View more

1Sam 16:11-13

11Samuel said to Jesse, “Are all your sons here?” And he said, “There remains yet the youngest, but he is keeping the sheep.” And Samuel said to Jesse, “Send an ... View more

 NEH Logo
Bible Odyssey has been made possible in part by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human endeavor
Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this website, do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.