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People's Dictionary of the Bible
Theophilus (the-ŏph'i-lŭs), lover of God. A noted person to whom Luke addressed his gospel and his history of the Acts of the Apostles. Luke 1:3. The title "most excellent" probably denotes official dignity. Acts 23:26; Acts 24:3; and Acts 26:25.
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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Theophilus'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/t/theophilus.html. 1893.
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