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The name may well have been applied to followers of Christ in the first instance by opponents. According to Acts 11: 26 it was first heard in Antioch of Syria. By the time that 1 Pet. 4: 16 was circulating, it was the customary usage in Asia Minor, and the author seems quite comfortable with it.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


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