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Morrish Bible Dictionary
The northern part of Greece as divided by the Romans. It contained the cities of Neapolis, Philippi, Amphipolis, Thessalonica, Apollonia, and Berea. Paul saw in a vision a man of Macedonia, who said, "Come over into Macedonia and help us." To this he at once responded, believing it was a call from the Lord, and thus the gospel extended to Europe. The churches of Macedonia were specially commended for their liberality. Acts 16:9-12; Acts 18:5; Acts 19:21,22,29; Acts 20:1,3; Romans 15:26; 1 Corinthians 16:5; 2 Corinthians 1:16; 2 Corinthians 2:13; 2 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Corinthians 8:1; 2 Corinthians 9:2,4; 2 Corinthians 11:9; Philippians 4:15; 1 Thessalonians 1:7,8; 1 Thessalonians 4:10; 1 Timothy 1:3 .
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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Macedonia'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/mbd/m/macedonia.html. 1897.