Philadelphia, 3 Definition(s)
brotherly love, a city of Lydia in Asia Minor, about 25 miles south-east of Sardis. It was the seat of one of the "seven churches" ( Revelation 3:7-12 ). It came into the possession of the Turks in A.D. 1392. It has several times been nearly destroyed by earthquakes. It is still a town of considerable size, called Allahshehr, "the city of God."
|· Kadesh Barne A Kadesh||
(Kadesh means holy ; it is the same word as the Arabic name of Jerusalem, el-Khu...
ten cities=deka, ten, and polis, a city, a district on the east and south-east o...
or Rab'bath, great. "Rabbath of the children of Ammon," the chief city of the A...
|· Ramoth Gilead||
heights of Gilead, a city of refuge on the east of Jordan; called "Ramoth in Gil...
=Saul (q.v.) was born about the same time as our Lord. His circumcision-name was...
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