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Magdalen

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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(or Magdalene) (Μαγδαληνή, fem. adj. from Magdala), a surname regularly applied to one of the. Marys in the Gospels, derived from her place of nativity or former residence, in order to distinguish her from the other Marys (Matthew 27:56; Matthew 27:61; Matthew 28:1; Mark 15:40; Mark 15:47; Mark 16:1; Mark 16:9; Luke 8:2; Luke 24:10; John 19:25; John 20:1; John 20:18). (See MAGDALA).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Magdalen'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​m/magdalen.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
 
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