King James Bible Dictionary




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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

Sacred city, a city of Phrygia, where was a Christian church under the care of Epaphras (Colossians 4:12, 13). This church was founded at the same time as that of Colosse. It now bears the name of Pambuk-Kalek, i.e., "Cotton Castle", from the white appearance of the cliffs at the base of which the ruins are found.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

holy city

Naves Topical Index

A city of Phrygia. Christians in.
Colossians 4:13

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(holy city), a city of Phrygia, situated above the junction of the rivers Lycus and M'ander, near Coloss' and Laodicea mentioned only in (Colossians 4:13) as the seat of a church probably founded by Epaphras.