Deputy in the Bible
An officer who administers the functions of a superior in his absence
- 1 Kings 22:47 There was then no king in Edom: a deputy was king.
- Acts 13:7-8 Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God. 8 But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.
- Acts 18:12 And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul, and brought him to the judgment seat,
- Acts 19:38 Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen which are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them implead one another.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for DEPUTY.
⇒Definition of deputy
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Deputy.