Jus' tus (Ι᾿οῦστος, for Lat, Justus, just; a frequent name among the Jews, equivalent to צִדַּיק, Josephus. Life, 9, 65, 76), the name or surname of several men. Schottgen (Hor. Hebr. in Act. Ap.) shows by quotations from Rabbinical writers that this name was not unusual among the Jews.
1. Another name for JOSEPH SEE JOSEPH (q.v.), surnamed BARSABAS, who was one of the two selected as candidates for the vacant apostolate of Judas (Ac 1:23).
2. A proselyte at Corinth, in whose house, adjoining the synagogue, Paul preached to the Gentiles after leaving the synagogue (Ac 18:7). A.D. 49.
3. Otherwise called JESUS, a Jewish Christian, named in connection with M ark by Paul as being his only fellow laborers at Rome when he wrote to the Colossians (Col 4:11). A.D. 57. Tradition (Acta Sanctorum, Jun. 4, 67) names him as the bishop of Eleutheropolis!