carnal; fleshly

the modern Candia. This large island, which closes int he Greek Archipelago on the south, extends through a distance of 140 miles between its extreme points. Though exceedingly bold and mountainous, this island has very fruitful valleys, and in early times it was celebrated for its hundred cities. It seems likely that a very early […]

-(An island in the Mediterranean Sea) -Visited by Paul Ac 27:7,12,13,21 -Visited by Titus Tit 1:5 -Character of the inhabitants of Ac 2:11; Tit 1:12

Now called Candia, one of the largest islands in the Meditterranean, about 140 miles long and 35 broad. It was at one time a very prosperous and populous island, having a “hundred cities.” The character of the people is described in Paul’s quotation from “one of their own poets” (Epimenides) in his epistle to Titus: […]