Pamphylia (Pam-filĀ“ee-uh)

A district about eighty miles long and thirty miles wide in southern Asia Minor, bounded on the north by the Taurus Mountains, on the east by Cilicia, and on the west by Lycia. Jews from there were reported in Jerusalem at Pentecost (Acts 2:10). Two cities in Pamphylia, Perga and Attalia, were visited by Paul and his companions during their first journey. At Perga, John Mark left Paul and Barnabas and returned to Jerusalem (Acts 13:13). A Roman road through the district connected Perga with the main port of Attalia, which Paul and Barnabas used to board a ship bound for Antioch (Acts 14:24-26). Paul sailed past Pamphylia en route to Rome (Acts 27:5).

Acts 2:10

10Phrygia and Pamphylia, Egypt and the parts of Libya belonging to Cyrene, and visitors from Rome, both Jews and proselytes,

Acts 13:13

Paul and Barnabas in Antioch of Pisidia
13Then Paul and his companions set sail from Paphos and came to Perga in Pamphylia. John, however, left them and returne ... View more

Acts 14:24-26

24Then they passed through Pisidia and came to Pamphylia.25When they had spoken the word in Perga, they went down to Attalia.26From there they sailed back to An ... View more

Acts 27:5

5After we had sailed across the sea that is off Cilicia and Pamphylia, we came to Myra in Lycia.

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