|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
The centurion of the Augustan cohort, or the emperor's body-guard, in whose charge Paul was sent prisoner to Rome (Acts 27:1, 3, 43). He entreated Paul "courteously," showing in many ways a friendly regard for him.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
joo'-li-us (Ioulios): The centurion of the Augustan cohort under whose charge Paul was sent a prisoner to Rome (Acts 27:1, 3).
See ARMY, ROMAN; AUGUSTAN BAND.
Julius (5 Occurrences)
Acts 27:1 When it was determined that we should sail for Italy, they delivered Paul and certain other prisoners to a centurion named Julius, of the Augustan band. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 27:3 The next day, we touched at Sidon. Julius treated Paul kindly, and gave him permission to go to his friends and refresh himself. (WEB KJV WEY ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
Acts 27:6 There Julius found an Alexandrian ship bound for Italy, and put us on board of her. (WEY)
Acts 27:11 But Julius let himself be persuaded by the pilot and by the owner rather than by Paul's arguments; (WEY)
Acts 27:31 But Paul, addressing Julius and the soldiers, said, "Your lives will be sacrificed, unless these men remain on board." (WEY)