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The language of Lycaonia, the city where crowds mistook Paul and Barnabas for deities. It is now a lost language and is mentioned only once in the Bible (Acts 14:11).
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LYCAONIAN [lick uh OHN ih un] — the language or speech of the people of Lycaonia, a province of Asia Minor (Acts 14:11). When the apostle Paul healed a crippled man at Lystra, a city of Lycaonia, the people said in the Lycaonian language, “The gods have come down to us in the likeness of men!” (Acts