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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary

Colosse

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A city of Phrygia, situated on a hill near the junction of the Lycus with the Meander, and not far from the cities Hierapolis and Laodicea, Colossians 2:1 4:13,15 . With these cities it was destroyed by an earthquake in the tenth year of Nero, about A. D. 65, while Paul was yet living. It was soon rebuilt. The church of Christians in this city, to whom Paul wrote, seems to have been gathered by Epaphras, Colossians 1:7-9 4:12,13 . In modern times the place is called Chonos.

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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Colosse'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/c/colosse.html. 1859.

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