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Myra


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(mi' ray) One of the six largest cities of Lysia in southeastern Asia Minor located on the River Andracus about two and one half miles from the sea. The site of the ancient ruins is called Dembre today. Myra was a stopping point on Paul's voyage to Rome (Acts 27:5-6 ). Some manuscripts of the Western Text give Myra as port call after Patara in Acts 21:1 .

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Myra'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/m/myra.html. 1991.

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