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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Caesarea Philippi

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The former name of this city was Panium, but Herod Philip, the tetrarch, enlarged it and named it after Caesar and himself. It is situated in the north of Palestine, near one of the sources of the Jordan. The Lord visited the villages in its district. Matthew 16:13; Mark 8:27 . It is now called Banias, 33 15' N, 35 41' E , a small village, with the remains of an ancient castle and other ruins, amid beautiful scenery.

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Caesarea Philippi'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/c/caesarea-philippi.html. 1897.

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