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Cyprus

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Large island in the east end of the Mediterranean. It is the same as the CHITTIMof the O.T. where its commerce and its relation to Tyre are spoken of. Isaiah 23:1,12 ; Ezekiel 27:6 ; Daniel 11:30 . It was visited by Paul and Barnabas, the latter of whom, with Mnason, came from thence. Acts 4:36 ; Acts 11:19,20 ; Acts 13:4 ; Acts 15:39 ; Acts 21:3,16 ; Acts 27:4 . It has always been a place of importance and has been owned by the Syrians, the Greeks, the Egyptians, the Persians, the Romans, and latterly is divided between Greece and Turkey.


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Cyprus'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/c/cyprus.html. 1897.

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