(for his father ), a town to which the soldiers conveyed St. Paul by night on their march. (Acts 23:31) Its ancient name was Capharsaba; and Herod, when he rebuilt the city, changed it to Antipatris, in honor of his father, Antipater. The village Kefr-Sabba still retains the ancient name of Antipatris.
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Antipa’tris,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".