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Berea


Bere’a (well watered).

1. A city of Macedonia, mentioned in Acts 17:10, 13. It is now called Verria or Kara-Verria, and is situated on the eastern slope of the Olympian mountain range, and has 15,000 or 20,000 inhabitants.

2. The modern Aleppo, mentioned in 2 Macc. 13:4.

3. A place in Judea, apparently not very far from Jerusalem. 1 Macc. 9:4.