Cenchrea

Cenchrea

(sĕn`krēə) or

Cenchreae

(–krē-ē'), port of ancient Greece, on the Saronic Gulf, ESE of Corinth. It is mentioned in the New Testament.
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Keys for identification of derbid genera that occur in the USA that include Omolicna (or as cenchrea or Syntames) are found in Dozier (1928), Metcalf (1923, 1938), Fennah (1952), Wilson & McPherson (1980), and Bartlett et al.
The tribe Cenchreini with special references to the cenchrea complex (Homoptera: Derbidae).
It was where he met Aquila and Priscilla as well as Phoebe of Cenchrea - the seaport of Corinth.
It is a long letter, and it has been carded nearly 1,000 miles by sea and land from Cenchrea, the port city of Corinth, by a deacon named Phoebe, one of Paul's co-workers (Romans 16:1-2).
Paul commends to the community "our sister Phoebe, a deaconess of the church at Cenchrea .
89-90 on the issue of the collection for Jerusalem in Acts 11-12, for example, or Paul's vow in Cenchrea, pp.
of such as have had familiar company many years with them, and that in the habit of men and women Philostratus in his fourth book de vita Apollonii, hath a memorable instance in this kind, which I may not omit, of one Menippus Lycius, a young man twenty-five years of age, that going between Cenchreas and Corinth, met such a phantasm in the habit of a fair gentlewoman, which taking him by the hand, carried him home to her house in the suburbs of Corinth, and told him she was a Phoenician by birth, and if he would tarry with her, "he should hear her sing and play, and drink such wine as never any drank, and no man should molest him; but she being fair and lovely would live and die with him, that was fair and lovely to behold.