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Morrish Bible Dictionary
A converted Jew of Pontus, husband of Priscilla, whom Paul first met at Corinth. Acts 18:2 . He and Paul worked together as tent-makers. Aquila and Priscilla had been driven from Rome as Jews by an edict of the emperor Claudius. They travelled with Paul to Ephesus, where they were able to help Apollos spiritually. Acts 18:18-26 . They were still at Ephesus when Paul wrote 1Corinthians (1 Corinthians 16:19 ); and were at Rome when the epistle to the saints there was written, in which Paul said they had laid down their necks for his life, and that to them all the churches, with Paul, gave thanks. Romans 16:3,4 . In Paul's last epistle he still sends his greeting to them. 2 Timothy 4:19 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Aquila'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/a/aquila.html. 1897.