Thessalonica (Thes´uh-luh-ni´kuh)

A city in Macedonia (modern Thessaloniki), located at the head of the Thermaic Gulf. In the NT, Thessalonica is referred to exclusively in connection with the missionary activities of the apostle Paul (cf. Acts 17:1-13; Acts 20:4; Acts 27:2; 1Thess; 2Thess; Phil 4:16; 2Tim 4:10).

Acts 17:1-13

The Uproar in Thessalonica
1After Paul and Silas had passed through Amphipolis and Apollonia, they came to Thessalonica, where there was a synagogue of the Jews ... View more

Acts 20:4

4He was accompanied by Sopater son of Pyrrhus from Beroea, by Aristarchus and Secundus from Thessalonica, by Gaius from Derbe, and by Timothy, as well as by Tyc ... View more

Acts 27:2

2Embarking on a ship of Adramyttium that was about to set sail to the ports along the coast of Asia, we put to sea, accompanied by Aristarchus, a Macedonian fro ... View more

Phil 4:16

16For even when I was in Thessalonica, you sent me help for my needs more than once.

2Tim 4:10

10for Demas, in love with this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.

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