1. A city of Macedonia, mentioned in (Ac 17:10,13) It is now called Verria or Kara-Verria, and is situated on the eastern slope of the Olympian mountain range, and has 15,000 or 20,000 inhabitants.
2. The modern Aleppo, mentioned in 2 Macc. 13:4.
3. A place in Judea, apparently not very far from Jerusalem. 1 Macc. 9:4.