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Proconsul

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An office in the Roman system of government. Proconsuls oversaw the administration of civil and military matters in a province. They are responsible to the senate in Rome. The New Testament refers to two proconsuls: Sergius Paulus in Cyprus (Acts 13:7 NRSV) and Gallio in Achaia ( Acts 18:12 NRSV). Compare Acts 19:38 . See Rome.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Proconsul'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/p/proconsul.html. 1991.


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Wednesday, November 21st, 2018
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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