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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary
Strong's #3974 - Πάφος
Paphos = "boiling or hot"
- a maritime city on the west end of Cyprus, with a harbour. It was the residence of a Roman proconsul. "Old Paphos" was noted for the worship and shrine of Venus (Aphrodite) and lay some 7 miles (10 km) to the south-east of it.
Πάφος [ ᾰ], ἡ,
Paphos, Od. 8.363, h.Ven. 59: — Adj. Πάφιος [ ᾰ], α, ον, freq. of Aphrodite, νὴ τὴν Π. Ἀφροδίτην Ar. Lys. 556: abs. ἡ Παφίη AP 5.30 (Antip. Thess.), 93 (Rufin.), etc.
Πάφος , -ου , ἡ ,
Paphos, a city in Cyprus: Acts 13:6; Acts 13:13 †
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For the occurrence of the name Peter, both in Greek and Latin, among the inscrr. in the first-century catacomb of Priscilla at Rome, see Edmundson The Church in Rome, p. 52.
The name is found in such early Christian papyrus letters as P Iand 11.9 (iii/A.D.) τῷ κυρίῳ μου ἀδελφῷ Πέτρῳ, PSI III. 208.2 (iii/iv A.D.) χ ̣αῖρε ἐν κ (υρί)ῳ, ἀγαπητὲ [ἄδ ]ελφε Πέτρε.
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