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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Barbarian

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A Greek word used in the New Testament (Romans 1:14 ) to denote one of another nation. In Colossians 3:11 , the word more definitely designates those nations of the Roman empire that did not speak Greek. In 1 Corinthians 14:11 , it simply refers to one speaking a different language. The inhabitants of Malta are so called (Acts 28:1,2,4 ). They were originally a Carthaginian colony. This word nowhere in Scripture bears the meaning it does in modern times.


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These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

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Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Barbarian'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ebd/b/barbarian.html. 1897.

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