American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
A city of Macedonia, not far from Pella towards the southwest, and near Mount Bermius. It was afterwards called Irenopolis, and is now called by the Turks, Boor; by others, Cara Veria. Paul preached the gospel here with success; the ingenuous Bereans examined his doctrine by the Old Testament scriptures, and many believed, Acts 17:10,14; 20:4 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Berea'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/b/berea.html. 1859.