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Ptolemais

PTOLEMAIS

tol-e-ma'-is (Ptolemais):

Same as "Acco" in Judges 1:31. Ptolemais was the most prominent town on the Phoenician seacoast in Maccabean times (1 Macc 5:15,55; 10:1,58,60; 12:48), and is once mentioned in the New Testament in Acts 21:7 as a seaport at which Paul landed for one day, visiting the "brethren" in the place.

See ACCO; PHOENICIA.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PTOLEMAIS'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.