synagogue

synagogue (Sin´uh-gog; Gk., “a gathering of things” or “assembly of people”)

A congregation of Jews who gather to pray, read scripture, and hear teaching and exhortation based on scripture, and the place where such a congregation assembles. Jesus preached and discussed with Jewish leaders and congregations in synagogues (Matt 4:23; Matt 9:25; Mark 1:21; Mark 3:1-6; Luke 4:16-28; Luke 13:10). Acts also portrays Paul as teaching in synagogues wherever he goes (Acts 18:4; Acts 19:8).

Matt 4:23

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Matt 9:25

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Mark 1:21

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Mark 3:1-6

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Luke 4:16-28

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Luke 13:10

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Acts 18:4

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Acts 19:8

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