Perga (Puhr´guh)

A city near the Kestros River in the district of Pamphylia, about twelve miles inland from the southern coast of Asia Minor. It was at Perga that John Mark left Paul and Barnabas, on their first journey, to return to Jerusalem (Acts 13:13), and Paul and Barnabas preached here at the end of that journey as well (Acts 14:24).

Acts 13:13

Paul and Barnabas in Antioch of Pisidia
13Then Paul and his companions set sail from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia. John, however, left them and returne ... View more

Acts 14:24

24Then they passed through Pisidia and came to Pamphylia.

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