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The meaning of Antipatris in the Bible
(From International Standard Bible Encyclopedia)

an-tip'-a-tris (Antipatris): Is mentioned in Scripture only once, in connection with the descent of Paul from Jerusalem to Caesarea (Acts 23:31). References will be found in Ant, XIII, xv 1; XVI, v, 2; BJ, I, xxi, 9. It was a town built by Herod the Great, and called after his father Antipater. It is probably identical with the modern Ras el-'Ain, "fountain head," a large mound with ruins at the source of Nahr el'Aujeh, in the plain to the Northeast of Jaffa. There are remains of a crusading castle which may be the Mirabel of those times.

W. Ewing


See more on the meaning of Antipatris in the Bible:
Antipatris {Easton's Bible Dictionary}
Antipatris {Hitchcock's Bible Name}

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