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Priscilla

Picture description: Priscilla and Aquila
Picture copyright: V. Gilbert and Arlisle F. Beers

bible verse

Acts 18:2

meaning

It is a Roman name which is a diminutive of “Prisca” derived from “Priscus”, meaning “ancient” in Latin. In the New Testament, Priscilla was the wife of Aquila and a convert to Christianity. They were tentmakers and together they stayed with Paul in Corinth for some time and sailed for Syria. They parted at Ephesus.
In Romans 16:3-4, Paul sent greetings to Priscilla and Aquila and noted that they “risked their necks” to save him.

gender

Female

example

Keywords

Aquila    Prisca    Priscilla   

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