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Holman Bible Dictionary

Syrtis

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(ssihr' tihss) Translated “quicksands” in Acts 27:17 (KJV). Probably what is now known as the Gulf of Sidra, a place of shallow water with hidden rocks, sandbanks, and quicksands off the African coast west of Cyrene.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Syrtis'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/s/syrtis.html. 1991.

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