Achaia (Uh-kay´yuh)

The Roman province consisting of the southern half of the Greek peninsula. In the NT the term is connected with Paul’s preaching in its capital, Corinth (Acts 18:27; 1Cor 16:15; 2Cor 1:1).

Acts 18:27

27And when he wished to cross over to Achaia, the believers encouraged him and wrote to the disciples to welcome him. On his arrival he greatly helped those who ... View more

1Cor 16:15

15Now, brothers and sisters, you know that members of the household of Stephanas were the first converts in Achaia, and they have devoted themselves to the serv ... View more

2Cor 1:1

1Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, and Timothy our brother,
To the church of God that is in Corinth, including all the saints thro ... View more

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