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First Reference: Yeshua 21:54
So the Lord went in unto the house of Jakobis, a wealthy merchant dealing in purple, and Maximilla and Prisca ministered unto the Lord and his disciples continually.
See: Lebanon, Maximilla and Prisca, Tyre
Summary: Jakobis was a successful dye merchant who had an estate in the city of Tyre. When Yeshua came to the city, he was approached by the twin daughters of Jakobis, Maximilla and Prisca, who invited him to stay at their father’s house (Y:21:52-54). Jakobis and his daughters were strong supporters of Yeshua and his ministry (Y:22:66-69).
More than a year after visiting Tyre — while staying in Ephraim — Yeshua was approached by a young, distraught couple from Bethel. The woman had run away from her abusive husband to be with her true love. Yeshua helped the couple by giving them the signet ring of Jakobis, telling them to journey to Tyre and present the ring to Maximilla and Prisca, along with Yeshua’s blessing (Y:40:3-15).
Azrael’s Commentary — Rufinius
[...] Of interest it should be noted that when Yeshua sent the two young lovers to Tyre, to the house of Jakobis (Yeshua 40:3-15), he sent Rufinius with them to protect and watch over them on their journey. As a result, Rufinius was absent during the arrest and crucifixion of Yeshua.[...]
66. Now Yeshua went again unto the house of Jakobis and there came unto him both Maximilla and Prisca, and kneeling before the Lord they laid at his feet a robe of purple made rich with borders of gold.
67. But Yeshua refused them gently, saying: “Truly do I know the goodness of your heart; and though I am a king, yet is my kingdom not of this world.”
68. And they answered him, saying: “What good thing shall we do that we might honor you, for we know that you are come from God?”
69. And he answered them, saying: “If you would honor me, then go into the market place, and whatsoever you shall receive for the robe, even that shall you give to the poor.”