Acts 10:1
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English Standard Version
At Caesarea there was a man named Cornelius, a centurion of what was known as the Italian Cohort,

King James Bible
There was a certain man in Caesarea called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,

American Standard Version
Now there was a certain man in Caesarea, Cornelius by name, a centurion of the band called the Italian band ,

Douay-Rheims Bible
AND there was a certain man in Caesarea, named Cornelius, a centurion of that which is called the Italian band;

English Revised Version
Now there was a certain man in Caesarea, Cornelius by name, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,

Webster's Bible Translation
There was a certain man in Cesarea, called Cornelius, a centurion of the band called the Italian band,

Weymouth New Testament
Now a Captain of the Italian Regiment, named Cornelius, was quartered at Caesarea.

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Vincent's Word Studies

Centurion

See on Luke 7:2.

Band (σπείρης)

See on Mark 15:16.

Italian

Probably because consisting of Roman soldiers, and not of natives of the country.

Acts 10:1 Parallel Commentaries

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Acts 8:40 But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

Acts 21:8 And the next day we that were of Paul's company departed, and came to Caesarea: and we entered into the house of Philip the evangelist...

Acts 23:23,33 And he called to him two centurions, saying, Make ready two hundred soldiers to go to Caesarea, and horsemen three score and ten...

Acts 25:1,13 Now when Festus was come into the province, after three days he ascended from Caesarea to Jerusalem...

a centurion.

Acts 22:25 And as they bound him with thongs, Paul said to the centurion that stood by, Is it lawful for you to whip a man that is a Roman...

Acts 27:1,31,43 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to one named Julius...

Matthew 8:5 And when Jesus was entered into Capernaum, there came to him a centurion, beseeching him,

*etc:

Matthew 27:54 Now when the centurion, and they that were with him, watching Jesus, saw the earthquake, and those things that were done...

Luke 7:2 And a certain centurion's servant, who was dear to him, was sick, and ready to die.

Italian. The Italian band, or rather cohort, [speira,] (a regiment sometimes consisting of from

555 to

1,105 infantry), is not unknown to the Roman writers, (See Tacitus;) and Gruter gives an inscription in which it is mentioned, which was found in the Forum Sempronii, on a fine marble table.

Acts 27:1 And when it was determined that we should sail into Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to one named Julius...

Cross References
Matthew 27:27
Then the soldiers of the governor took Jesus into the governor's headquarters, and they gathered the whole battalion before him.

Mark 15:16
And the soldiers led him away inside the palace (that is, the governor's headquarters), and they called together the whole battalion.

John 18:3
So Judas, having procured a band of soldiers and some officers from the chief priests and the Pharisees, went there with lanterns and torches and weapons.

John 18:12
So the band of soldiers and their captain and the officers of the Jews arrested Jesus and bound him.

Acts 8:40
But Philip found himself at Azotus, and as he passed through he preached the gospel to all the towns until he came to Caesarea.

Acts 10:24
And on the following day they entered Caesarea. Cornelius was expecting them and had called together his relatives and close friends.

Acts 21:31
And as they were seeking to kill him, word came to the tribune of the cohort that all Jerusalem was in confusion.

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