PRISCILLA

[prih SIL uh] (meaning unknown)- the wife of AQUILA and a zealous advocate of the Christian cause . Her name is also given as PRISCA <2 Tim. 4:19>. Aquila and Priscilla left their home in Rome for Corinth when the emperor Claudius commanded all Jews to depart from the city . Thus, they were fellow passengers of the apostle Paul from Corinth to Ephesus , where they met Apollos and instructed him further in the Christian faith .

(from Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary)

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