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CAPTAIN @ - As a purely military title, "captain" answers to sar in the Hebrew army and tribune in the Roman. The captain of the guard in Acts:28:16) was probably the prefectus pratorio . Katsin , occasionally rendered captain, applies Sometimes to a military, Joshua:10:24; Judges:11:6 Judges:11:11 Isaiah:22:3; Daniel:11:18) sometimes to a civil command, e.g. Isaiah:1:10 Isaiah:3:6) The captain of the temple, mentioned Luke:22:4; Acts:4:1 Acts:5:24) superintended the guard of priests and Levites who kept watch by night in the temple.
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