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Lydia

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a woman of Thyatira, a seller of purple, who dwelt in the city of Philippi, in Macedonia. She was converted to the faith by St. Paul, and both she and her family were baptized. She offered her house to the Apostle, and pressed him to abide there so earnestly, that he yielded to her entreaties. She was not a Jewess by birth, but a proselyte, Acts 16:14-15 ; Acts 16:40 .

2. LYDIA, an ancient celebrated kingdom of Asia Minor, which, in the time of the Apostles, was reduced to a Roman province. Sardis was the capital.


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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Lydia'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wtd/l/lydia.html. 1831-2.

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