by Don Costello
6/05/2009 / Bible Studies
Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen travelled as far as Phenice, and Cyprus, and Antioch, preaching the word to none but unto the Jews only.
1. "Now they which were scattered abroad upon the persecution that arose about Stephen"
a. This brings us back to the time period when Stephen was martyred and to the persecution that erupted because of it.
2. "travelled as far as Phenice and Cyprus, and Antioch"
a. Phenice [5403 * Phoinike] [Zodhiates: Phoenicia, the narrow coastline stretching along the north east Mediterranean.]
3. "preaching to none but Jews only."
a. These missionaries preached to only Jews, not Gentiles.
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