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Paul probably never considered a marriage ceremony or vow of romantic love when he penned the now-famous words in 1 Corinthians 13.



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Job's Last Words


Debate surrounds the last words uttered by Job in the book that bears his name.

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Corinth

Corinth


The city of Corinth, west of Athens in southern Greece, was part of the Roman province of Achaia and an important focus for the apostle Paul’s missionary activity.


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Antioch

Led by apostles of Jesus like Peter, Paul, and Barnabas, the Jews of Syrian Antioch birthed the earliest Christian community in blood, sweat, and tears, even as some were fleeing their own homes in Jerusalem.

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Bible Odyssey: People, Places, and Passages

Explore the fascinating origins of the Bible and its eventful history. On Bible Odyssey, the world’s leading scholars share the latest historical and literary research on key people, places, and passages of the Bible. 

NEW! This timeline tracks the rulers of Israel and Judah in parallel with other ancient events from 1025 B.C.E. To 586 B.C.E.

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