Galilean (Gal´uh-lee´uhn)

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).

Matt 26:69

Peter's Denial of Jesus
69Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard. A servant-girl came to him and said, “You also were with Jesus the Galilean.”

Acts 1:11

11They said, “Men of Galilee, why do you stand looking up toward heaven? This Jesus, who has been taken up from you into heaven, will come in the same way as yo ... View more

Acts 2:7

7Amazed and astonished, they asked, “Are not all these who are speaking Galileans?

Mark 14:70

70But again he denied it. Then after a little while the bystanders again said to Peter, “Certainly you are one of them; for you are a Galilean.”

Luke 13:1

Repent or Perish
1At that very time there were some present who told him about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices.

Luke 22:59

59Then about an hour later still another kept insisting, “Surely this man also was with him; for he is a Galilean.”

Luke 23:6

Jesus before Herod
6When Pilate heard this, he asked whether the man was a Galilean.

John 4:45

45When he came to Galilee, the Galileans welcomed him, since they had seen all that he had done in Jerusalem at the festival; for they too had gone to the festi ... View more

John 7:52

52They replied, “Surely you are not also from Galilee, are you? Search and you will see that no prophet is to arise from Galilee.”
The Woman Caught in Adultery
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Acts 5:37

37After him Judas the Galilean rose up at the time of the census and got people to follow him; he also perished, and all who followed him were scattered.

Matt 26:73

73After a little while the bystanders came up and said to Peter, “Certainly you are also one of them, for your accent betrays you.”

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