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gaius in Easton's Bible Dictionary

(1.) A Macedonian, Paul's fellow-traveller, and his host at Corinth when he wrote his Epistle to the Romans (16:23). He with his household were baptized by Paul (1 Cor. 1:14). During a heathen outbreak against Paul at Ephesus the mob seized Gaius and Aristarchus because they could not find Paul, and rushed with them into the theatre. Some have identified this Gaius with No. (2). (2.) A man of Derbe who accompanied Paul into Asia on his last journey to Jerusalem (3.) A Christain of Asia Minor to whom John addressed his third epistle (3 John 1:1).

gaius in Smith's Bible Dictionary

or Cai'us (lord)-- 1. A Macedonian who accompanied Paul in his travels, and whose life was in danger from the mob at Ephesus. #Ac 19:29| (A.D. 54.) 2. Of Derbe. He went with Paul from Corinth in his last journey to Jerusalem. #Ac 20:4| (A.D. 54.) 3. Of Corinth, whom Paul baptized and who was his host in his second journey in that city. #1Co 1:14; Ro 16:23| (These are supposed by some to be only one person.) 4. John's third epistle is addressed to Christian of this name. We may possibly identify him with No. 2.

gaius in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

GA'IUS . 1. A Macedonian, Acts 19:29, Paul's host at Corinth when the Epistle to the Romans was written, Rom 16:23, and baptized with his household by Paul. 1 Cor 1:16. He accompanied Paul to Ephesus, and was seized by the mob. Acts 19:29. The association of his name with that of Aristarchus seems to identify him with the Gaius of Derbe. Acts 20:4. Opinions differ on this point. 2. To one of this name is addressed the third Epistle of John. 3 John 1.

gaius in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

(gay' iuhss) Greek form of Latin name Caius meaning, "I am glad, rejoice." 1. A Macedonian Christian who was one of Paul's traveling companions (Acts 19:29). Along with Aristarchus, he was seized during the riot in Ephesus incited by Demetrius the silversmith. 2. A Christian from Derbe who accompanied Paul the apostle into Asia (Acts 20:4). 3. Paul the apostle's host in Corinth (Romans 16:23). According to 1 Corinthians 1:14, he was one of the individuals in Corinth whom Paul personally had baptized. 4. The Christian John loved and to whom he addressed 3 John (3 John 1:1).