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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
LASEA (PLACE) [Gk Lasaia (Λασαια)]. A city located along the S coast of Crete about 5 miles E of Fair Havens or Kaloi Limenes. The ship carrying Paul, during his voyage to Italy, anchored at Fair Havens and supplies were probably obtained from nearby Lasea (Acts 27:8). The captain of the ship decided
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lasea. Seaport city on the island of Crete, about 5 miles east of Fair Havens. Paul’s ship passed Lasea on its way to Italy (Acts 27:8). Little is known about Lasea; it is probably in ruins near Fair Havens. It may be the same as the Lasos which Pliny the Elder mentions in his Natural History (4.12.59).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lasea lə-sēʹə [Gk. Lasaia, א Lassaia, B Lasea, A Laissa]. A city on the south coast of Crete, 8 km (5 mi) E of Fair Havens (Acts 27:8). In 1853 Captain T. A. B. Spratt found ancient ruins there, which G. Brown further examined in 1856. It is thought that ships anchored for any length of time at Fair
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
LASEA Seaport city on the island of Crete, about five miles (8 kilometers) east of Fair Havens. Paul’s ship passed Lasea on its way to Italy (Acts 27:8). Little is known about Lasea; it is probably in ruins near Fair Havens. It may be the same as the Lasos that Pliny the Elder mentions in his Natural
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Lasea (luh-see´uh), a city on the south coast of Crete. It is mentioned in Acts 27:8 as a point beyond which the dangers of proceeding by sea increased dramatically, especially in winter. The coast turns sharply north at that point, bringing open sea winds to bear full force, heightening danger. Lasea
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
LASEA. Mentioned in connection with Paul’s voyage to Rome, the text (Acts 27:8) requires that the town of Lasea be located on the S side of the island of Crete. The many variants in the NT Gr. MSS, the Vulgate, and Pliny and its absence from onomastica, etc., seem to indicate the place was not commonly
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Catholic Bible Dictionary