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Candace

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(can' duh cee) In Acts 8:27 , the queen of Ethiopia whose servant became a believer in Christ and was baptized by Philip. It is generally agreed that Candace was a title rather than a proper name, though its meaning is uncertain. The title was used by several queens of Ethiopia.


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Candace'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/c/candace.html. 1991.

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Tuesday, October 22nd, 2019
the Week of Proper 24 / Ordinary 29
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