Amphipolis
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Amphipolis
Bible Meaning: City surrounded by river
Strong's Concordance #G295

Amphipolis, near the Aegean Sea in the Roman province of Macedonia, is located between Thessalonica and Philippi. The river Strymon flowed on three of the city's sides.

The Apostle Paul passed through Amphipolis during his second missionary journey as he travelled west toward Apollonia and Thessalonica.


Important verses

Acts 17:1 - 4
Now when they had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where was a synagogue of the Jews:

Map of Aegean Sea in the New Testament
Location of Amphipolis

And Paul, as his manner was, went in unto them, and three sabbath days reasoned with them out of the scriptures opening and alleging, that Christ must needs have suffered, and risen again from the dead; and that this Jesus, whom I preach unto you, is Christ.

And some of them believed, and consorted with Paul and Silas; and of the devout Greeks a great multitude, and of the chief women not a few.

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