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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
CENCHREÃ† (AV [Note: Authorized Version.] Cenchrea is wrong) was the southern harbour of Corinth, and was on the Saronic Gulf about 7 miles E. of Corinth. It was a mere village, and existed solely for the transit of goods to and from Corinth. Thence St. Paul set sail for Syria ( Acts 18:18 ). PhÅ“be, the lady commended for her service to the church here ( Romans 16:1 ), carried St. Paul’s Epistle to Rome.
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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Cenchreae'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/c/cenchreae.html. 1909.