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Synagogue of the Freedmen

FREEDMEN, SYNAGOGUE OF THE (συναγωγή τω̂ν Λιβερτίνων). The term occurs in the NT in Acts 6:9. It refers to those who together with Cyrenians and Alexandrians and others opposed Stephen. They apparently opposed him on theological grounds, but were not able to withstand the wisdom by which he spoke.