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masc. proper name, from Latin Iulius, name of a Roman gens, perhaps a contraction of *Iovilios "pertaining to or descended from Jove."
the centurion of the Augustan cohort, or the emperor's body-guard, in whose charge Paul was sent prisoner to Rome (Acts 27:1, 3, 43). He entreated Paul "courteously," showing in many ways a friendly regard for him.