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Festus (fés'tus). Acts 24:27. Porcius Festus was appointed by Nero to succeed Felix as procurator of Judea, about 60 or 61 a.d. Before him Paul had to defend himself, but removed his cause from the provincial tribunal by appeal to Caesar. Acts 24:27; Acts 25:1-27; Acts 26:1-32. Festus administered his government less than two years, and died in Judea.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Festus'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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