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(mihss' ih uh) Northwest region of Asia Minor (Acts 16:7 ). The New Testament mentions several cities in this region: Adramyttium (Acts 27:2 ); Assos (Acts 20:13-14 ); Pergamum (Revelation 1:11 ; Revelation 2:12 ); and Troas (Acts 16:8 ,Acts 16:8,16:11 ; Acts 20:5-6 ; 2 Corinthians 2:12 ; 2 Timothy 4:13 ). Hindered from mission work in Bythinia, Paul passed through Mysia before embarking on his Macedonian mission (Acts 16:6-11 ). Acts 20:1 records Paul's seven-day stay at Troas and an overland (mission) trip to Assos. On another occasion, Paul found in Troas an open door of mission opportunity ( 2 Corinthians 2:12 ).

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Mysia'. Holman Bible Dictionary. 1991.

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