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Julia

JULIA (Gr. Ioulia). An early Christian at Rome to whom Paul sent greetings (Rom.16.15), perhaps the wife of Philologus.


JULIA jōōl’ yə, jōō’ lĭ ə (̓Ιουλία, G2684, Lat. Julia, fem. of Julius). A Christian woman greeted by Paul (Rom 16:15). Writing “Philologus and Julia” (ASV), Paul connected her with Philologus but did not indicate the relationship, perhaps husband and wife[?]. Julia was a common Rom. name.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The name of a Roman Christian to whom Paul sent greetings, the wife or sister of Philologus with whose name hers is coupled (Ro 16:15). The name points to member of the imperial household.