Meaning of the name: who sucks, or lives on milk. Related names are: Paul
, and Sosthenes
. The translations of Gallio in 73 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Galión in Spanish
to கல்லியோன் in Tamil!
And when Gallio was the deputy of Achaia, the Jews made insurrection with one accord against Paul, and brought him to the judgment seat, (ACT 18:12)
And when Paul was now about to open his mouth, Gallio said unto the Jews, If it were a matter of wrong or wicked lewdness, O ye Jews, reason would that I should bear with you: (ACT 18:14)
Then all the Greeks took Sosthenes, the chief ruler of the synagogue, and beat him before the judgment seat. And Gallio cared for none of those things. (ACT 18:17)