Paul's Missionary Journeys


Acts 13:4
The two of them, sent on their way by the Holy Spirit, went down to Seleucia and sailed from there to Cyprus. Acts 13:4

City: "The seaport of Antioch - 16 miles to the west, and 5 miles upstream from the mouth of the Orontes River." (NIV Study Bible:1670)
A name given to several cities established during the Hellenistic period. These cities are named after Seleucus I Nicator, on e of the Diadochi who gained control of Alexander the Great's empire. As many as ten such cities have been identified...Seleucia in Syria was the most important city founded by Seleucus I; it was also known as Seleucia Pieria...the total population of the city--including women, children, and slaves--was approximately 30,000." (Freedman:Volume 5:1074-5)

Summary: All that is mentioned is that Paul and Barnabas sailed from Seleucia on their way to Cyprus (Salamis and Paphos).

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