Places Study on Azotus

Places Study on Azotus

Acts 8: But Philip was found at Azotus: and passing through he preached in all the cities, till he came to Caesarea.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Azotus
(uh zoh' tuhss) See Ashdod ; Philistines.



Morrish Bible Dictionary - Azotus
See ASHDOD.

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Azotus
The same as Ashdod
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Azotus
AZOTUS . See Ashdod.

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Azotus - Azotus
Dagon - The upper part of his body was human, the lower half fish-like; the foremost deity of such maritime cities as Azotus, Gaza, Ascalon, and Arvad, where temples were built in his honor
Ashdod - The place is called Azotus in the New Testament
Ashdod - It was called by the Greeks Azotus
Ashdod, Azoth - according to the Vulgate, or Azotus, according to the Greek, a city which was assigned by Joshua to the tribe of Judah, but was possessed a long time by the Philistines, and rendered famous for the temple of their god Dagon, Joshua 15:47
Deacon, Philip the, Saint - From there he was transported by Divine power to Azotus, and preached to all the cities until he came to Caesarea (Acts 8), where he lived with his four daughters, virgins with the gift of prophecy (Acts 21)
Evangelist, Philip the, Saint - From there he was transported by Divine power to Azotus, and preached to all the cities until he came to Caesarea (Acts 8), where he lived with his four daughters, virgins with the gift of prophecy (Acts 21)
Ashdod - The only reference to it in the New Testament, where it is called Azotus, is in the account of Philip's return from Gaza (Acts 8:40 )
Ashdod - In New Testament times it was a prosperous town known as Azotus (Acts 8:40)
Eshtaol - A town in the shephelah or low country of Judah (Joshua 15:33; Joshua 19:41), allotted to Daniel On the Philistine border between Azotus and Askelon
Philip - He was then transported by the Spirit to Azotus (Ashdod) and from there conducted an itinerent ministry until he took up residence in Caesarea (Acts 8:39-40 )
Ashdod - Azotus, where Philip was found after baptising the eunuch
Ashdod - ASHDOD (‘fortress’; Greek Azotus )
Philip - After a short stay at Azotus, Philip preached the gospel from town to town till he came to Cæsarea, where he probably settled
Ashdod - ASHDOD or Azotus
Philip - On coming out of the water, the Spirit of the Lord caught away Philip, and he was found at Azotus, and he preached in all the cities till he came to Caesarea
Phil'ip the Evangelist - A brief sentence tells us that Philip continued his work as a preacher at Azotus (Ashdod) and among the other cities that had formerly belonged to the Philistines, and, following the coast-line, came to Caesarea
Philip - He was next found at Azotus, whence he went forth in his evangelistic work till he came to Caesarea
Evangelist - ’ And how he obtained this title is suggested when we find that immediately after Stephen’s martyrdom he went forth from Jerusalem and ‘preached the gospel’ (literally evangelized ) in Samaria, in the desert, and in all the cities of the coast-land between Azotus and Cæsarea ( Acts 8:4-5 ; Acts 8:12 ; Acts 8:25 ; Acts 8:35 ; Acts 8:40 )
Ashdod - ... Extra-biblical Sources In the Greek period Ashdod was known as Azotus and was a flourishing city until being captured by Israel during the Maccabean period
Philip - On parting from the chamberlain he went to Azotus (Ashdod), and travelled along the sea-board, preaching from city to city, till he reached Cæsarea ( Acts 8:40 )
Philip the Evangelist - At Azotus (Ashdod) and the cities along the Philistine sea coast he preached all the way to Caesarea
Evangelist - He went from Jerusalem to preach in Samaria, was on the road to Gaza when he converted the eunuch, was afterwards at Azotus (Ashdod), ‘and passing through he preached the gospel to all the cities, till he came to Caesarea’ (Acts 8:5; Acts 8:26; Acts 8:40)
Evangelist - He went from Jerusalem to preach in Samaria, was on the road to Gaza when he converted the eunuch, was afterwards at Azotus (Ashdod), ‘and passing through he preached the gospel to all the cities, till he came to Caesarea’ (Acts 8:5; Acts 8:26; Acts 8:40)
Judea - The portion of Simeon was included within that of Judah, and formed the southwest corner of the country; comprehending the towns of Bersaba, Gerar, Rapha, Gaza, Ascalon, and Azotus. In the north-west quarter were Bethshemesh, or Heliopolis, a Levitical city, about ten miles west of the capital; Rama, six miles north from Jerusalem; Emmaus, a village eight miles north north-west from Jerusalem, afterward called Nicopolis, in consequence of a victory gained by Vespasian over the revolted Jews; Bethoron, a populous Levitical city on the road to Lydda, a few miles north-west of Emmaus; Kirjath-jearim, on the road to Joppa, nine miles westward from the capital; Lydda, now Lod, and called by the Greeks Diospolis, about twelve miles east of Joppa; Ramla, supposed to be the same as Arimathea, about five miles south-west of Lydda; Joppa, a maritime town, now Jaffa, about twelve leagues north-west of Jerusalem; Jabne, a walled sea-port town between Joppa and Azotus; and Ekron, a town on the north boundary of the Philistines. In the southwest quarter of Judea were Gath, about twenty miles west from Jerusalem, near to which were the city of Eleutheropolis, a flourishing place in the second century; Makkedah, a strong place, eight miles north-east from Eleutheropolis; Bersabe, or Beersheba, about twenty-six miles south from Eleutheropolis; Gerar, between Beersheba and the sea coast; Azotus, or Ashdod, to the west of Eleuthero-polis, within a few miles of the sea, and the seat of a bishop in the first ages of the Christian church; Ascalon, a considerable maritime town, above forty-three miles south-west of Jerusalem; Gaza, fifteen miles southward from Ascalon; and Raphia, between Gaza and Rhinocurura, remarkable for a great battle in its neighbourhood, in which Philopater, king of Egypt, defeated Antiochus, king of Syria
Roads And Travel - It was doubtless by a branch road going off to the right that Philip found his way to Azotus (Ashdod) (Acts 8:40). Philip proceeded from Azotus through Joppa and Antipatris to Caesarea (Acts 8:40) on the coast
Egypt - 664, warred in Palestine, and took Ashdod (Azotus) after a siege of 29 years
Antiochus - Simon furnished his sons, John Hircanus and Judas, with troops, and sent them against Cendebeus, whom they routed in the plain and pursued to Azotus
Vespasian - Jamnia and Azotus were besieged, and thus in the end of 67 Jerusalem was cut off from the sea
Palestine - , Scythopolis, Sebaste, Joppa, Azotus, etc