Lectionary Calendar
Tuesday, April 16th, 2024
the Third Week after Easter
Attention!
Take your personal ministry to the Next Level by helping StudyLight build churches and supporting pastors in Uganda.
Click here to join the effort!

Bible Dictionaries
Achaia

Smith's Bible Dictionary

Search for…
or
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Prev Entry
Aceldama
Next Entry
Achaicus
Resource Toolbox
Additional Links

Acha'ia. (trouble). Signifies in the New Testament, a Roman province which included the whole of the Peloponnesus and the greater part of Hellas proper, with the adjacent islands. This province, with that of Macedonia, comprehended the while of Greece; hence Achaia and Macedonia are frequently mentioned together in the New Testament to indicate all Greece. Acts 18:12; Acts 19:21; Romans 15:26; Romans 16:5; 1 Corinthians 16:15; 2 Corinthians 7:5; 2 Corinthians 9:2; 2 Corinthians 11:10; 1 Thessalonians 1:7-8. In the time of the emperor Claudius, it was governed by a proconsul, translated in the Authorized Version "deputy," of Achaia. Acts 18:12.

Bibliography Information
Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Achaia'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​a/achaia.html. 1901.
adsFree icon
Ads FreeProfile