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A region of east-central Greece between the Pindus Mountains and the Aegean Sea. Settled before 1000 bc, it reached the height of its power in the sixth century bc but soon declined because of internal conflicts.

Thes·sa′lian (thĕ-sā′lē-ən, -sāl′yən), Thes′sa·lo′ni·an (-lō′nē-ən) adj. & n.


(Placename) of or relating to ancient Thessalonica (modern Salonika)
(Historical Terms) an inhabitant of ancient Thessalonica
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Noun1.Thessalonian - a native or inhabitant of Thessalonica
Hellene, Greek - a native or inhabitant of Greece
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In his breakthrough campaign, Konstantinou scored 17 goals in 25 games in the 1996/97 season which subsequently resulted in a transfer to Greek side Iraklis, and from the Thessalonian side he then moved to Panathinaikos for a record e1/411.
This essay does not attempt either to provide a type of commentary on Paul's Thessalonian correspondence or to present the long history of its interpretation.
The Thessalonian you're fighting, he's the biggest man I've ever seen.
6), the Thessalonian church has become an example throughout Greece of hospitality and fidelity to the worship of the true God.
Five conic from Koester's ongoing; interest in the Thessalonian letters.
In this letter familial metaphors are used primarily in two ways: (1) in an intergenerational and paradoxical manner, particularly in Paul's self-description as father, nursing-mother, infant, and orphan; and (2) in an interrelational mode, especially in denoting the Thessalonian community as Paul's children and as brothers and sisters to each other.
The final inquiries concern the possible relation of Thessalonian Jews to the famed theos hypsistos inscription (220) and Paul as house guest of Jason, involved with him in attacks on the "Jesus trouble-makers" (1 Thess.
breaks the Thessalonian and Corinthian passages into two separate chapters each, without seriously addressing their respective literary contexts or rhetorical functions.
The Thessalonian community is warned about the one who "exalts himself .
No wonder 1 Thessalonians 5:11 reminds us to build each other up, and Proverbs 24:3-4 reminds us, "By wisdom a house is built, and by understanding it is established; by knowledge the rooms are filled.
The book specifically examines key words like rapture, caught up, coming and resurrection; phrases like blessed hope, thief in the night and day of the Lord; and passages of Scripture like First Thessalonians, First Corinthians 15 and the book of Revelation with particular attention given to the warning messages of Jesus to the seven assemblies or churches, the Seven Seals of the Scroll, Wrath of God, Wrath of Satan, Wrath of the Lamb and others using only the bible and a concordance.
die] in order to be with Christ) and 1 Thessalonians 4:15-17 (where Paul describes Christ's parousia from heaven).