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Study Resources :: Dictionaries :: Roman Empire, The

Dictionaries :: Roman Empire, The

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Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Roman Empire, The: Called the World from Its Extent

Luk 2:1

Roman Empire, The: Represented by The

Legs of iron in Nebuchadnezzar's vision

Dan 2:33,40

Terrible beast in Daniel's vision

Dan 7:7,19

Roman Empire, The: Rome the Capitol Of

Act 18:2; 19:21

Roman Empire, The: Judea a province of, under a procurator or a governor

Luk 3:2; Act 23:34,26; 25:1

Roman Empire, The: Allusions to Military Affairs Of

Strict obedience to superiors

Mat 8:8,9

Use of the panoply or defensive armour

Rom 13:12; 2Cr 6:7; Eph 6:11-17

Soldiers not allowed to entangle themselves with earthly cares

2Ti 2:4

Hardship endured by soldiers

2Ti 2:3

The soldier's special comrade who shared his toils and dangers

Phl 2:25

Danger of sentinels' sleeping

Mat 28:13,14

Expunging from the muster roll name of soldiers guilty of crimes

Rev 3:5

Crowning of soldiers who distinguished themselves

2Ti 4:7,8

Triumphs of victorious generals

2Cr 2:14-16; Col 2:15

Different military officers

Act 21:31; 23:23,24

Italian and Augustus' band

Act 10:1; 27:1

Roman Empire, The: Allusions to Judicial Affairs Of

Person accused, examined by scourging

Act 22:24,29

Criminals delivered over to the soldiers for execution

Mat 27:26,27

Accusation in writing placed over the head of those executed

Jhn 19:19

Garments of those executed given to the soldiers

Mat 27:35; Jhn 19:23

Prisoners chained to soldiers for safety

Act 21:33; 12:6; 2Ti 1:16; Act 28:16

Accusers and accused confronted together

Act 23:35; 25:16-19

Accused person protected from popular violence

Act 23:20,24-27

Power of life and death vested in its authorities

Jhn 18:31,39,40; 19:10

All appeals made to the emperor

Act 25:11,12

Those who appealed to Caesar, to be brought before him

Act 26:32

Roman Empire, The: Allusions to Citizenship Of

Obtained by purchase

Act 22:28

Obtained by birth

Act 22:28

Exempted from the degradation scourging

Act 16:37,38; 22:25

Roman Empire, The: Allusions to Grecian Game Adapted By

Gladiatorial fights

1Cr 4:9; 15:32

Foot races

1Cr 9:24; Phl 2:16; 3:11-14; Hbr 12:1,2


Eph 6:12

Training of combatants

1Cr 9:25,27

Crowning of conquerors

1Cr 9:25; Phl 3:14; 2Ti 4:8

Rules observed in conducting

2Ti 2:5

Roman Empire, The: Emperors Of, Mentioned


Luk 3:1


Luk 2:1


Act 11:28


Phl 4:22; 2Ti 4:22

Roman Empire, The: Predictions Respecting

Its universal dominion

Dan 7:23

Its division into ten parts

Dan 2:41-43; 7:20,24

Origin of papal power in

Dan 7:8,20-25


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