Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Colossians 3:11. More barbarian heretofore than the barbarians. The unity of the divine life shared in by all believers counterbalances differences as great as that between the polished "Greek" and the rude "Scythian." Christianity is the true spring of sound culture, social and moral.
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Scythian'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/s/scythian.html. 1949.