Chios
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Chios
Bible Meaning: Snowy
Strong's Concordance

Chios is the name of an Aegean Sea island between Samos and Lesbos. The Apostle Paul's ship, during his third missionary journey, passed by the island as he was making his last voyage to Jerusalem.

A city on the island of Chios claims to be the birthplace of Homer (c. 9th - 8th century B.C.), the man who wrote the two epic Greek poems called the Illiad and the Odyssey.

Map of Aegean Sea in the New Testament

Important verses

Acts 20:15 - 16
And we sailed thence, and came the next day over against Chios: and the next day we arrived at Samos, and tarried at Trogyllium: and the next day we came to Miletus.

For Paul had determined to sail by Ephesus, because he would not spend the time in Asia: for he hasted, if it were possible for him, to be at Jerusalem the day of Pentecost.

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