Cenchreae

Cenchreae (Sen´kruh-ee)

A harbor seven miles east of Corinth on the Saronic Gulf, used for trade with Asia. Here, prior to sailing to Ephesus during his second journey, Paul shaved his head (Acts 18:18-20). Cenchreae was the home of Phoebe (Rom 16:1).

Acts 18:18-20

Paul's Return to Antioch
18After staying there for a considerable time, Paul said farewell to the believers and sailed for Syria, accompanied by Priscilla and A ... View more

Rom 16:1

Personal Greetings
1I commend to you our sister Phoebe, a deacon of the church at Cenchreae,

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