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Castor

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(cass' tawr); POLLUX (pahl' luhx sons of Jupiter ) In Acts 28:11 , the sign or figurehead of the ship which carried Paul from Malta toward Rome. Castor and Pollux were Greek deities, the twin sons of Zeus, who were supposed particularly to watch over sailors.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Castor'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/c/castor.html. 1991.

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Thursday, October 17th, 2019
the Week of Proper 23 / Ordinary 28
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