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Morrish Bible Dictionary

Cyrene, Cyrenians

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Greek city, capital of the classic Cyrenaica, in the north of Africa, and the inhabitants of the same. Some from thence were present on the day of Pentecost, and they had a synagogue in Jerusalem. Simon who bore the cross of the Lord was a Cyrenian. Matthew 27:32 ; Mark 15:21 ; Luke 23:26 ; Acts 2:10 ; Acts 6:9 ; Acts 11:20 ; Acts 13:1 .

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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Cyrene, Cyrenians'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. 1897.

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