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cenchrea


cenchrea


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Cenchrea 
  millet,  the  eastern  harbour  of  Corinth,  from  which  it  was 
  distant  about  9  miles  east,  and  the  outlet  for  its  trade  with 
  the  Asiatic  shores  of  the  Mediterranean.  When  Paul  returned  from 
  his  second  missionary  journey  to  Syria,  he  sailed  from  this  port 
  (Acts  18:18).  In  Rom.  16:1  he  speaks  as  if  there  were  at  the 
  time  of  his  writing  that  epistle  an  organized  church  there  The 
  western  harbour  of  Corinth  was  Lechaeum  about  a  mile  and  a  half 
  from  the  city.  It  was  the  channel  of  its  trade  with  Italy  and 
  the  west. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Cenchrea,  millet;  small  pulse