Beroea (Bi-ree´uh)

A Macedonian city located twenty-four miles inland from the Aegean Sea in the plain below Mt. Bermion. Springs in the area gave the city its name, “place of many waters.” After leaving Thessalonica during the second journey, Paul and Silas probably traveled the main east-west Roman road, the Egnatian Way, to Beroea, where the people were receptive to Paul’s message and escorted him safely to Athens (Acts 17:10-15).

Acts 17:10-15

Paul and Silas in Beroea
10That very night the believers sent Paul and Silas off to Beroea; and when they arrived, they went to the Jewish synagogue.11These Jew ... View more

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