Meaning of the name: common. Related names are: Paul
. The translations of Publius in 72 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Publio in Spanish
to ᐊᖓᔪᖅᑳᕆᔭᐅᔪᖅ in Inuktitut!
In the same quarters were possessions of the chief man of the island, whose name was Publius; who received us, and lodged us three days courteously. (ACT 28:7)
And it came to pass, that the father of Publius lay sick of a fever and of a bloody flux: to whom Paul entered in, and prayed, and laid his hands on him, and healed him. (ACT 28:8)