Melita

Boyd’s Bible Dictionary:

(honey). The island of Malta, in Mediterranean, south of Sicily (Acts 27; 28).

Concise Bible Dictionary:

The island on which Paul was shipwrecked. He and the whole of the ship’s company were received kindly by the inhabitants. Paul cured the father of the chief man and many others. They stayed there three months, and were bountifully supplied when they left (Acts 28:1-11). It is the well-known island of Malta in the Mediterranean.

Strong’s Dictionary of Greek Words:

Greek:
Μελίτη
Transliteration:
Melite
Phonic:
mel-ee’-tay
Meaning:
of uncertain origin; Melita, an island in the Mediterranean
KJV Usage:
Melita

Jackson’s Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names:

of honey: escaping

Potts’ Bible Proper Names:

A refuge; flowing with honey:―an island in the Mediterranean, Acts 28:1. {Refugium; fluens melle}

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