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An inhabitant of Galilee (Matt 26:69; Acts 1:11; Acts 2:7; Mark 14:70; Luke 13:1; Luke 22:59; Luke 23:6; John 4:45; John 7:52). The term appears as an epithet for the insurrectionist Judas (Acts 5:37). The regional accent of Galilean speech apparently enabled others to identify origin by it (Matt 26:73).

  • Powell, Mark Allan, ed. HarperCollins Bible Dictionary. Abridged Edition. Atlanta: Society of Biblical Literature, 2009.