Pella (PelĀ“ah)

1 A city in Macedonia that was the home of its kings. 2 A major site in the Transjordan prominent as a city of the Decapolis (Matt 4:25; Mark 5:20) in Roman times. Modern Khirbet Fahil, it stands in the lower foothills of the eastern edge of the Jordan Valley about eighteen miles south of the Sea of Galilee.

Matt 4:25

25And great crowds followed him from Galilee, the Decapolis, Jerusalem, Judea, and from beyond the Jordan.

Mark 5:20

20And he went away and began to proclaim in the Decapolis how much Jesus had done for him; and everyone was amazed.

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