Hierapolis (Hi´uh-rap´uh-lis)

A city of Asia Minor located in the upper Lycus Valley close to the hot springs of Pamukkale. It is one hundred miles east of Ephesus, twelve miles from Colossae, and six miles from Laodicea. (Col 4:13), the sole NT reference, reports that Epaphras “worked hard” for the Christians in Colossae, Laodicea, and Hierapolis.

Col 4:13

13For I testify for him that he has worked hard for you and for those in Laodicea and in Hierapolis.

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