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Brother in Corinth
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
An influential Graeco-Roman city in the Peloponnesus region where Paul spent 18 months on his second missionary journey. The church at Corinth was the recipient of the First and Second Letter to the Corinthians. Archaeological and literary evidence about Corinth paints a rich picture of the city that Paul knew and provides an indispensable backdrop for understanding his writings to the Corinthians. More than many other New Testament locations, “the various sociological, economic, and religious factors that make up the environment of the city of Corinth have a profound influence on one’s understanding of Paul’s letters to the church there” (Fee, 1 Corinthians, 1).
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Corinth
Corinth (Κόρινθος, Korinthos). An influential Graeco-Roman city in the Peloponnesus region where Paul spent 18 months on his second missionary journey. The church at Corinth was the recipient of the First and Second Letter to the Corinthians. Archaeological and literary evidence about Corinth paints
Titus
Titus (Τίτος, Titos). Early Christian leader. A gentile coworker of Paul the apostle.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Corinth (Place)
CORINTH (PLACE) [Gk Korinthos (Κορινθος)]. CORINTHIAN. A city on the Peloponnesian coast of Greece (35° 56´N; 22° 56´W) where Paul met Aquila and Priscilla and where he spent eighteen months preaching and teaching (Acts 18:1–18). He later wrote at least two letters to the congregation at Corinth (1 Cor
Titus (Person)
TITUS (PERSON) [Gk Titos (Τιτος)]. Titus was a gentile Christian (Gal 2:3) and one of Paul’s chosen travel companions (Gal 2:1) and fellow workers (2 Cor 8:23). He was also Paul’s trusted emissary for the Corinthian community (2 Cor 12:18) and one who assisted with the collection for the church in Jerusalem
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Corinth
Corinth. Prominent city of Greece, formerly the capital of the ancient province of Achaia, in which the apostle Paul preached. The site of ancient Corinth lies to the west of the isthmus separating the Peloponnesian peninsula from mainland Greece. The ancient ruins, largely of Roman origin, are situated
Titus (Person)
Titus (Person). 1. One of Paul’s converts—“my true child in a common faith” (Ti 1:4)—who became an intimate and trusted associate of the apostle in his mission of planting Christianity throughout the Mediterranean world (2 Cor 8:23; 2 Tm 4:10; Ti 1:5). Mentioned frequently in Paul’s letters (eight times
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Corinth
Corinth koɾr̀inth [Gk. Korinthos]. A famous city 1 1/2 mi (2 1/2 km) S of the narrow isthmus that joins the Peloponnesus to the rest of Greece. Paul’s choice of this city as a strategic center in which to plant the gospel was justified by the control that its location gave the city over trade and travel
Corinthus
Corinthus ke-riǹthes. The Latin form of Corinth, in the note at the end of Romans, which appears in the AV.
Titus
Titus tī̀tes [Gk. Titos]. A companion of Paul, and the recipient of a Pauline epistle. Little is known about him. That he was a Greek is certain (Gal. 2:3), as is the fact that he was one of Paul’s early associates (v 1). He accompanied Paul and Barnabas on their visit to the church in Jerusalem. The
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Corinth
CORINTH Prominent city of Greece, formerly the capital of the ancient province of Achaia, in which the apostle Paul preached. The site of ancient Corinth lies to the west of the isthmus separating the Peloponnesian Peninsula from mainland Greece. The ancient ruins, largely of Roman origin, are situated
Titus (Person)
TITUS (Person)1. One of Paul’s converts—“my true child in a common faith” (Ti 1:4, nasb)—who became an intimate and trusted associate of the apostle in his mission of planting Christianity throughout the Mediterranean world (2 Cor 8:23; 2 Tm 4:10; Ti 1:4–5). Mentioned frequently in Paul’s letters (eight
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Corinth
Corintha major city of antiquity, occupied at intervals since the fifth millennium bce, Corinth (kor´inth) acquired its name from pre-Greek inhabitants. During Mycenaean times the area was subject to Argolid powers, but the city known in classical times was effectively founded by Dorian Greeks in about
Titus
Titus (ti´tuhs).1 Titus Flavius Sabinus Vespasianus (39–81 ce), the son of Vespasian, and Roman emperor from 79 to 81 ce. After serving in the army in Germany and Britain, he became the commander of a legion under his father in the Jewish war (66–70 ce). When Vespasian was proclaimed emperor, Titus
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Corinth
CORINTH. A very ancient city; the earliest settlers came in the 5th or 6th mil. b.c. But Corinth of the classical period was really established with the Dorian invasion. About 1000 b.c. these Gr. people settled at the foot of the acropolis of Corinth. Occupying a place of safety, they also controlled
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Corinth
CORINTH. A city of Greece at the W end of the isthmus between central Greece and the Peloponnesus, in control of trade routes between N Greece and the Peloponnese and across the isthmus. The latter was particularly important because much trade was taken across the isthmus rather than round the stormy
Titus
TITUS. Although not mentioned in Acts, Titus was one of Paul’s companions in whom he placed a considerable amount of trust. He is first heard of at the time of the Gentile controversy when he accompanied Paul and Barnabas to Jerusalem (Gal. 2:1). He provided a test case, since he was a Gentile, but he
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Corinth
Corinth (Gk. Kórinthos)An important city controlling the isthmus connecting mainland Greece and the Peloponnesian Peninsula. Although its “golden age” was five centuries before Paul’s visit, Corinth had enjoyed a return to prominence and a resurgence of building during the 1st century a.d.Corinth
Titus
Titus (Gk. Tɩ́tos)1. Titus Manius, one of two Roman envoys sent to the Jews following the defeat of Lysias in 165 b.c.e., to bear the notice of Roman consent to the agreement worked out by Maccabeus with Lysias and King Antiochus with regard to the restoration of the Jewish temple and noninterference
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Corinth
Corinth [kôrˊĭnth] (Gk. Korinthos). A city located about 2 km. (1 mi.) south of the narrow isthmus connecting mainland Greece with the Peloponnesian peninsula. With the Gulf of Corinth on the west and the Gulf of Aegina (or the Saronic Gulf) on the east. the city was well situated for ocean trade,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Corinth
CORINTH A city in Greece on the Isthmus of Corinth, which connects the Peloponnesian Peninsula to the European continent. Its position on the isthmus gave Corinth considerable strategic importance as the shortest means to travel from the Adriatic to the Aegean Sea. Corinth was also an infamous place
Titus
TITUS A Gentile Christian (Gal 2:3) who became one of Paul’s fellow laborers (2 Cor 8:23). Early on he appeared with Paul in Jerusalem at the time when circumcision was a matter of debate (Gal 2:1–5). Titus was later sent as Paul’s representative to the Corinthian community (2 Cor 2:13; 7:6, 13–14; 8:6,
Dictionary of New Testament Background
Corinth
CORINTHCorinth was named from the currant, a type of grape that grew in abundance in the vicinity. The city is situated about 50 miles west of Athens on the northern side of the Peloponnesus. Three locations named Corinth exist in proximity. A modern village called Old Corinth, which was partially destroyed
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