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(pay' fahss) A town on the southwest side of Cyprus, and capital of the island during New Testament times. Paul, Barnabas, and John Mark came to the city on their first missionary journey and possibly led the proconsul, Sergius Paulus, to Christ (Acts 13:6-12 ). See Cyprus .

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Paphos'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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