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Cilicia

Cilicia [N] [E] [H]

( the land of Celix ), a maritime province int he southeast of Asia Minor, bordering on Pamphylia in the west, Lycaonia and Cappadocia in the north, and Syria in the east. ( Acts 6:9 ) Cilicia was from its geographical position the high road between Syria and the west; it was also the native country of St. Paul, hence it was visited by him, firstly, soon after his conversion, ( Acts 9:30 ; Galatians 1:21 ) and again in his second apostolical journey. ( Acts 15:41 )


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Cilicia'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.