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THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES - Chapter 23 - Verse 34

Verse 34. Of what province he was. Greek, Of what heparchy eparciav he was. He knew from the letter of Lysias that he was a Roman, but he was not informed of what place or province he was. This he doubtless did in order to ascertain whether he properly belonged to his jurisdiction. Roman provinces were districts of country which were entrusted to the jurisdiction of procurators. How far the jurisdiction of Felix extended is not certainly known. It appears, however, that it included Cilicia.

Was of Cilicia. Tarsus, the birthplace of Paul, was in this province, Ac 21:39.

{f} "Cilicia" Ac 21:39

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