Greece (Grees)

A country that lies at the terminus of the central mountain structure of southern Europe. Greece is mentioned only in two later OT books (Dan 8:21; Dan 10:20; Dan 11:2; Zech 9:13). It figures prominently in the NT, however. During that period, the area now known as Greece was divided into two Roman provinces, Achaia (in the south) and Macedonia (in the north). Corinth and Athens were in Achaia; Philippi and Thessalonica were in Macedonia. Thus, Paul wrote letters to three churches in Greece (Corinth, Philippi, Thessalonica), and he visited other cities there as well (Acts 16:9-18:18; 2Cor 2:12).

Dan 8:21

21The male goat is the king of Greece, and the great horn between its eyes is the first king.

Dan 10:20

20Then he said, “Do you know why I have come to you? Now I must return to fight against the prince of Persia, and when I am through with him, the prince of Gree ... View more

Dan 11:2

2“Now I will announce the truth to you. Three more kings shall arise in Persia. The fourth shall be far richer than all of them, and when he has become strong t ... View more

Zech 9:13

13For I have bent Judah as my bow;
I have made Ephraim its arrow.
I will arouse your sons, O Zion,
against your sons, O Greece,
and wield you like a warrior's s ... View more

Acts 16:9-18:18

9During the night Paul had a vision: there stood a man of Macedonia pleading with him and saying, “Come over to Macedonia and help us.”10When he had seen the vi ... View more

2Cor 2:12

Paul's Anxiety in Troas
12When I came to Troas to proclaim the good news of Christ, a door was opened for me in the Lord;

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