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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Libertines

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Libertines (lĭber-tĭnes). The descendants of Jewish freedmen at Rome, who had been expelled, 19 a.d., by Tiberius. Acts 6:9. They might very well have a synagogue of their own at Jerusalem, as they were numerous, and as there are said to have been not fewer than 460 or 480 synagogues in that city.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Libertines'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/l/libertines.html. 1893.

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