1053. Galatia
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Galatia: Galatia, a district in Asia Minor or a larger Roman province including this district as well as others
Original Word: Γαλατία, ας, ἡ
Part of Speech: Noun, Feminine
Transliteration: Galatia
Phonetic Spelling: (gal-at-ee'-ah)
Short Definition: Galatia
Definition: Galatia, a large Roman province in central Asia Minor, comprising the districts of Paphlagonia, Pontus Galaticus, Galatia (in the narrower sense, which some still think is intended in the NT), Phrygia Galatica, Lycaonia Galatica, Pisidia and Isaurica.

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
of foreign origin
Galatia, a district in Asia Minor or a larger Roman province including this district as well as others
NASB Translation
Galatia (4).

STRONGS NT 1053: Γαλατία

Γαλατία, Γαλατίας, , Galatia, Gallograecia, a region of Asia Minor, bounded by Paphlagonia, Pontus, Cappadocia, Lycaonia, Phrygia, and Bithynia. It took its name from those Gallic tribes that crossed into Asia Minor , and after roaming about there for a time at length settled down permanently in the above-mentioned region, and intermarried with the Greeks. From on, though subject to the Romans, they were governed by their own chiefs; but (others, 25) their country was formally reduced to a Roman province (cf. Livy 37, 8; 38, 16 and 18; Josephus, Antiquities 16, 6; Strabo 12, 5, 1, p. 567; Flor. 2, 11 (i. e. 1, 27)): Galatians 1:2; 1 Corinthians 16:1; 2 Timothy 4:10 (T Tr marginal reading Γαλλιαν); 1 Peter 1:1. Cf. Grimm, Ueb. d. (keltische) Nationalität der kleinasiat. Galater, in the Studien und Kritiken for 1876, p. 199ff; replied to by K. Wieseler, Die deutsche Nationalität d. kleinas. Galater. Gütersl. 1877; (but see Hertzberg in the Studien und Kritiken for 1878, pp. 525-541; Lightfoot in his Commentary on Galatians, Dissertation i., also Introduction, § 1).

STRONGS NT 1053: ΓαλλίαΓαλλία, Γαλλιας, , Gallia: 2 Timothy 4:10 T Tr margin, by which is to be understood Galatia in Asia Minor or Γαλλία ἐωα, Appendix B, 104:2, 49. (See especially Lightfoot Commentary on Galatians, pp. 3, 31 (American edition, pp. 11, 37).)


Of foreign origin; Galatia, a region of Asia -- Galatia.

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