Bible Names A-G : Aquila


Priscilla and Aquila in Wikipedia were a first century Christian missionary couple described in the New Testament and traditionally listed among the Seventy Disciples. They became honored and much-loved friends and missionary partners of the Apostle Paul. Paul was generous in his recognition and acknowledgment of his indebtedness to them. They have been called the most famous couple in the Christian Bible since they are mentioned seven times and are always named as a couple. Of those seven times, five times Priscilla's name is mentioned first. They were tentmakers by trade. Priscilla and Aquila are regarded as saints by several Christian churches, including the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, which commemorates them on February 13, with Apollos...