Antioch in Syria
Most Relevant Verses
The statement found approval with the whole congregation; and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Spirit, and Philip, Prochorus, Nicanor, Timon, Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte from Antioch.
So then those who were scattered because of the persecution that occurred in connection with Stephen made their way to Phoenicia and Cyprus and Antioch, speaking the word to no one except to Jews alone.
and when he had found him, he brought him to Antioch And for an entire year they met with the church and taught considerable numbers; and the disciples were first called Christians in Antioch.
The news about them reached the ears of the church at Jerusalem, and they sent Barnabas off to Antioch.
And he left for Tarsus to look for Saul;
Now there were at Antioch, in the church that was there, prophets and teachers: Barnabas, and Simeon who was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen who had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.
But Paul and Barnabas stayed in Antioch, teaching and preaching with many others also, the word of the Lord.
From there they sailed to Antioch, from which they had been commended to the grace of God for the work that they had accomplished.
Some men came down from Judea and began teaching the brethren, "Unless you are circumcised according to the custom of Moses, you cannot be saved."
But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.