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32. Isle of Patmos

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Patmos, an island in the Aegean Sea to which John was banished (Rev. 1:9). According to tradition, he worked there in the marble quarries.

Significant Event: John saw the great vision known as the Apocalypse (book of Revelation). The Lord told him to send it to the seven churches in Asia (Rev. 1:11). (See BD Patmos.)