Acco (Ak´oh; also Accho, Acre)

One of the great port cities of antiquity, located along the eastern Mediterranean. Israelite tribes were unable to conquer Acco (modern Tell el-Fukhkhar), which was under the dominion of the Philistines (Judg 1:31). On his third voyage, Paul visited this city, whose inhabitants had early on converted to Christianity (Acts 21:7; there called Ptolemais).

Judg 1:31

31Asher did not drive out the inhabitants of Acco, or the inhabitants of Sidon, or of Ahlab, or of Achzib, or of Helbah, or of Aphik, or of Rehob;

Acts 21:7

7When we had finished the voyage from Tyre, we arrived at Ptolemais; and we greeted the believers and stayed with them for one day.

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