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GREEK: 4424 ptolemaiv Ptolemais
NAVE: Ptolemais
EBD: Ptolemais
SMITH: PTOLEMAIS
ISBE: PTOLEMAIS

Ptolemais

In Bible versions:

Ptolemais: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
a town north of and across the bay from Mount Carmel
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Greek

Strongs #4424: ptolemaiv Ptolemais

Ptolemais or Accho = "warlike"

1) a maritime city of Phoenicia, which got its name, apparently, from
Ptolemy Lathyrus, who captured it 103 BC, and rebuilt it more
beautifully

4424 Ptolemais ptol-em-ah-is'

from Ptolemaios (Ptolemy, after whom it was named); Ptolemais, a place in Palestine: KJV -- Ptolemais.

Ptolemais [nave]

PTOLEMAIS, a seaport in Asher, formerly called Accho, which see. Paul visits, Acts 21:7.

Ptolemais [ebd]

a maritime city of Galilee (Acts 21:7). It was originally called "Accho" (q.v.), and received the name Ptolemais from Ptolemy Soter when he was in possession of Coele-Syria.

PTOLEMAIS [smith]

[ACCHO]

PTOLEMAIS [isbe]

PTOLEMAIS - tol-e-ma'-is (Ptolemais): Same as "Acco" in Jdg 1:31. Ptolemais was the most prominent town on the Phoenician seacoast in Maccabean times (1 Macc 5:15,55; 10:1,58,60; 12:48), and is once mentioned in the New Testament in Acts 21:7 as a seaport at which Paul landed for one day, visiting the "brethren" in the place.

See ACCO; PHOENICIA.




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