Athens in the Bible
A city of Greece
- Acts 17:15-34 And they that conducted Paul brought him unto Athens: and receiving a commandment unto Silas and Timotheus for to come to him with all speed, they departed. 16 Now while Paul waited for them at Athens, his spirit was stirred in him, when he saw the city wholly given to idolatry. 17 Therefore disputed he in the synagogue with the Jews, and with the devout persons, and in the market daily with them that met with him. 18 Then certain philosophers of the Epicureans, and of the Stoicks, encountered him. And some said, What will this babbler say? other some, He seemeth to be a setter forth of strange gods: because he preached unto them Jesus, and the resurrection. ...
- 1 Thessalonians 3:1 Wherefore when we could no longer forbear, we thought it good to be left at Athens alone;
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for ATHENS.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Athens.