a city built by Herod the Great, and called by this name in honour of his father, Antipater. It lay between Caesarea and Lydda, two miles inland, on the great Roman road from Caesarea to Jerusalem. To this place Paul was brought by night (Acts 23:31) on his way to Caesarea, from which it was distant 28 miles. It is identified with the modern, Ras-el-Ain, where rise the springs of Aujeh, the largest springs in Palestine.
Yet travelling authors have constantly pronounced this to be the locality of antipatris.
Byeways in Palestine James Finn
So the soldiers, as they had been commanded, took Paul and brought him by night to antipatris.
The Children’s Bible Henry A. Sherman
antipatris is said by others to be the place of the sepulchre of R. Akiba.
Early Travels in Palestine Arculf et al.
Then the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul, and brought him by night to antipatris.
The Bible for Young People Anonymous
Then the soldiers, according as it was commanded them, taking Paul, brought him by night to antipatris.
The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version Various
So the soldiers, as it was commanded them, took Paul, and brought him by night to antipatris.
The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
The four hundred soldiers left behind succumbed to the Judans, who then vainly followed the Roman army as far as antipatris.
History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6) Heinrich Graetz
antipeptic antipeptic an·ti·pep·tic (ān’tē-pěp’tĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Inhibiting the action of pepsin.
antipediculotic antipediculotic an·ti·pe·dic·u·lot·ic (ān’tē-pə-dĭk’yə-lŏt’ĭk, ān’tī-) adj. Destructive to lice. an’ti·pe·dic’u·lot’ic n.
adjective (obsolete) efficacious against recurring attacks of a disease noun (obsolete) an antiperiodic drug or agent Historical Examples I have thought it advisable to restrict the term antiperiodic to the Catalytics which are used in Ague. The Action of Medicines in the System Frederick William Headland Horsfield states that the Javanese use it as a […]
reversed peristaltic action of the intestines, by which their contents are carried upward. Historical Examples antiperistaltic, an-ti-per-i-stal′tik, adj. contrary to peristaltic motion: acting upwards. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various antiperistaltic globus may occur from various causes; and either in the intestines or the œsophagus. North American Medical and Surgical Journal, […]