|Origin:||from Antiochus (a Syrian king)|
|PrtSpch:||n pr loc|
|In Greek:||antioceia 4, antioceian 11, antioceiav 3|
|In NET:||Antioch 18|
|In AV:||Antioch 18|
|Definition:||Antioch = 'driven against"
1) Capital of Syria, situated on the river Orontes, founded by
Seleucus Nicanor in 300 B.C. and named in honour of his
father, Antiochus. Many Greek-Jews lived there and it was here
that the followers of Christ were first called Christians.
2) A city in Pisidia on the borders Phrygia, founded by Seleucus
Nicanor. Under the Romans it became a "colonia" and was also
from Antiochus (a Syrian king); Antiochia, a place in Syria:-Antioch.
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