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Paphos (pâ'fos), boiling, or hot. Acts 13:6. A town at the west end of the island of Cyprus. It was founded b.c. 1184. Paul and Barnabas travelled, on their first missionary tour, "through the isle," from Paphos to Salamis. Acts 13:6. Paphos was given to the worship of Aphrodite or Venus, who was fabled to have here risen from the sea.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Paphos'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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