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Meaning: sacred city

This is a city of ancient Phrygia, where there was a Christian church under the care of Epaphras (Col. 4:12-13).

The church at this city was founded at the same time as that of Colossae. Both cities are located in what is now modern Turkey.

Site of ancient Hierapolis located in Turkey—satellite view

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Article Version: May 21, 2024