se'-zar (Kaisar): Originally the surname of the Julian gens (thus, Caius Julius Caesar); afterward a name borne by the Roman emperors. In the New Testament the name is definitely applied to Augustus (Lu 2:1, "Caesar Augustus"), to whom it belonged by adoption, and to Tiberius (Lu 3:1, "Tiberius Caesar"; compare Mt 22:17,21). The "Caesar" to whom Paul appealed (Ac 25:11-12,21) was Nero. The form is perpetuated in "Kaiser" and "Czar."

See a list of verses on CAESAR in the Bible.

See also the McClintock and Strong Biblical Cyclopedia.

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