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Smith's Bible Dictionary

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Der'be. Acts 14:20-21; Acts 16:1; Acts 20:4. The exact position of this town has not yet been ascertained, but its general situation is undoubted. It was in the eastern part of the great upland plain of Lycaonia, which stretched from Iconium, eastward along the north side of the chain of Taurus. (Rev. L. H. Adams, a missionary, identifies it with the modern Divle, a town of about 4500 inhabitants, on the ancient road between Tarsus and Lystra. - Editor).

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Derbe'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​d/derbe.html. 1901.
 
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