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6:9 synagogue of the Freedmen. Composed of Jews freed from slavery, who in this case were from Cyrene, a well-known town of North Africa.
Cilicia. A Roman province in the southeast part of Asia Minor, with Paul’s hometown of Tarsus (9:11, 30; 11:25) as one of its chief cities.
Asia. The Roman province in the western part of modern-day Turkey.