justus Summary and Overview
justus in Easton's Bible Dictionary
(1.) Another name for Joseph, surnamed Barsabas. He and Matthias are mentioned only in Acts 1:23. "They must have been among the earliest disciples of Jesus, and must have been faithful to the end; they must have been well known and esteemed among the brethren. What became of them afterwards, and what work they did, are entirely unknown" (Lindsay's Acts of the Apostles). (2.) A Jewish proselyte at Corinth, in whose house, next door to the synagogue, Paul held meetings and preached after he left the synagogue (Acts 18:7). (3.) A Jewish Christian, called Jesus, Paul's only fellow-labourer at Rome, where he wrote his Epistle to the Colossians (Col. 4:11).
justus in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(just). 1. A surname of Joseph, called Barsabas. #Ac 1:23| (A.D. 30.) 2. A Christian at Corinth, with whom St. Paul lodged. #Ac 18:7| (A.D. 49.) (Given in the Revised Version as TITUS JUSTUS; and it is possible that he may be the same person as Titus the companion of Paul.) 3. A surname of Jesus, a friend of St. Paul. #Col 4:11| (A.D. 57.)
justus in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
JUS'TUS (just). 1. A surname of Joseph called Barsabas, Acts 1:23. See Joseph, 10. 1. The Jewish proselyte in Corinth in whose house Paul preached - not lodged, for he stopped with Aquila, Acts 18:7. 2. A surname of Jesus, a fellow worker of Paul, Col 4:11.
justus in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Surname of Joseph Barsabas (<440123> Acts 1:23). 2. A Christian at Corinth; Paul lodged with him (<441807> Acts 18:7). 3. Surname of Jesus, Paul's friend (<510411> Colossians 4:11).