PONTIUS PILATE


PONTIUS PILATE
(1st Century)
   Roman governor of Judea whom the Gospels depict as sentencing and administering the execution of JESUS OF NAZARETH. TRADITION states that his wife became a CHRISTIAN.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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  • Pontius Pilate — • Fifth procurator of Judea (A.D. 26 36) who ordered the crucifixion of Our Lord Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pontius Pilate     Pontius Pilate      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Pontius Pilate — →↑Pilate, Pontius …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Pontius Pilate — see PILATE Pontius …   English World dictionary

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  • Pontius Pilate — noun the Roman procurator of Judea who ordered that Jesus be crucified (died in AD 36) • Syn: ↑Pilate • Hypernyms: ↑procurator * * * /pon sheuhs, tee euhs/. See Pilate, Pontius …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Pontius Pilate — n. Pontius Pilatus (c. AD 25 AD 36), Roman procurator of Judea who condemned Jesus to crucifixion …   English contemporary dictionary


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