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Beraa

Beraa

(well watered ).

  1. A city of Macedonia, mentioned in ( Acts 17:10 Acts 17:13 ) It is now called Verria or Kara-Verria , and is situated on the eastern slope of the Olympian mountain range, and has 15,000 or 20,000 inhabitants.
  2. The modern Aleppo , mentioned in 2 Macc. 13:4.
  3. A place in Judea, apparently not very far from Jerusalem. 1 Macc. 9:4.

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Beraa'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.