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A region in southern Asia Minor that Paul traveled through on his way to and from Pisidian Antioch during his first missionary journey. The approximate area is found in the province of Isparta in present-day Turkey.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
PISIDIA (PLACE) [Gk Pisidia (Πισιδια)]. A mountainous area in the southernmost part of the Roman province of Galatia, bordered by Phrygia to the N, Lycaonia to the E, Pamphylia to the S, and Lycia to the W. Pisidia is mentioned twice in the Acts of the Apostles (13:14 and 14:24), where Paul passes through
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Pisidia. Region included in the Roman province of Galatia at the time of the visit of Paul and Barnabas about ad 48.It is north of the Taurus mountain range which parallels the coastline of Cilicia and Pamphylia. Separated from these coastal provinces by the mountain range, it lies in the central plateau
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Pisidia pə-sidʹi-ə (Gk. Pisidia). A highland area of south central Asia Minor (Acts 13:14; 14:24). In Acts 13:14 א A B C p45 read Gk. Antiocheian tḗn Pisidian, “the Pisidian Antioch”; most other MSS read Antiocheian tḗs Pisidias, “Antioch of Pisidia.” The former, followed by the NEB, is most likely
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
PISIDIA Region included in the Roman province of Galatia at the time of the visit of Paul and Barnabas about ad 48.It is north of the Taurus mountain range that parallels the coastline of Cilicia and Pamphylia. Separated from these coastal provinces by the mountain range, it lies in the central plateau
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Pisidia (pi-sid´ee-uh), a mountainous region just north of Pamphylia in south-central Asia Minor. In 25 bce, Pisidia became part of the Roman province of Galatia. Paul and Barnabas passed through this region twice during their first journey (Acts 13:14–51; 14:24) and were persecuted in its principal
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
PISIDIA. This district was about 120 miles long (E-W) and 50 miles wide and was entirely filled by ranges of the Taurus Mountains. It had always been a wild country infested by brigands. Alexander the Great had to fight his way through them as he tried to conquer the interior of Asia Minor. The emperor
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
PISIDIA. A highland area in Asia Minor bounded by Lycaonia to the E and N, Pamphylia to the S, and the province of Asia to the N and W. The district lay at the W end of the Taurus range, and was the home of lawless mountain tribes who defied the efforts of the Persians and their Hellenistic successors
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Pisidia (Gk. Pisidɩ́a)A region in southwest Galatia, N of the Taurus Mountains, and bordered by Asia, Pamphylia, Phrytia, and Lycaonia. This region consisted of mountains, fertile valleys, and lakes, which produced quality pastures, forests, olive trees, and vineyards.The Pisidians were a people of
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Pisidia [pĭ sĭdˊĭ ə] (Gk. Pisidia). A mountainous region in Asia Minor east of Lycia and Caria, south of Phrygia, and north of Pamphylia. Because of the rugged terrain and the general inaccessibility of the region, the inhabitants were fiercely independent and effectively resisted rule by conquerors
Catholic Bible Dictionary
PISIDIA A mountainous region in south-central Asia Minor (modern Turkey). The rugged terrain was the home of fiercely independent tribes whom both the Persians and the Greeks found difficult to subjugate. The Romans succeeded in taking control of the hill country under a campaign headed by Sulpicius
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Pisid´ia (pitchy) was a district in Asia Minor north of Pamphylia, and reached to and was partly included in Phrygia. Thus Antioch in Pisidia was sometimes called a Phrygian town. St. Paul passed through Pisidia twice, with Barnabas, on the first missionary journey, i.e., both in going from Perga to