Barbarian - Biblical Meaning of barbarian in Eastons Bible Dictionary (Bible History Online)

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Barbarian
a Greek word used in the New Testament (Rom. 1:14) to denote one of another nation. In Col. 3:11, the word more definitely designates those nations of the Roman empire that did not speak Greek. In 1 Cor. 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. Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'barbarian' Eastons Bible Dictionary".
bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.

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