Kilikia: Cilicia, a province of Asia MinorOriginal Word: Κιλικία, ας, ἡPart of Speech:
Cilicia, a Roman province between the Taurus range of mountains and the coast in the south-east corner of Asia Minor, linked up with the province of Syria.
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Cilicia, a province of Asia MinorNASB Translation
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 2791: ΚιλικίαΚιλικία
a province of Asia Minor, bounded on the north by Cappadocia, Lyesonia and Isauria, on the south by the Mediterranean, on the east by Syria, and on the west by Pamphylia. Its capital, Tarsus, was the birthplace of Paul: Acts 6:9
; Acts 15:23, 41
; Acts 21:39
; Acts 22:3
; Acts 23:34
; Acts 27:5
; Galatians 1:21
. (Cf. Conybeare and Howson, St. Paul, i., 19ff; Lewin, St. Paul, i., 78f.)<1>
Probably of foreign origin; Cilicia, a region of Asia Minor -- Cilicia.