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Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary
a celebrated city of Cyprus, lying on the western coast of the island, where Venus (who from thence took the name of Paphia) had her most ancient and most famous temple; and here the Roman proconsul, Sergius Paulus, resided, whom St. Paul converted to Christianity, Acts 13:6 .
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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Paphos'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wtd/p/paphos.html. 1831-2.