In compensation Isauria received the eastern part of Pamphylia.
The country is similar in nature to that of Pamphylia and Cilicia Tracheia.
Cilicia was reorganized, and enlarged by the addition of Pamphylia and Isauria.
It commands a view of the whole of Lycia, Pamphylia, and Pisidia.
But Paul desired that he (as having departed from them out of Pamphylia and not gone with them to the work) might not be received.
And after they had passed throughout Pisidia, they came to Pamphylia.
He knows Mark made a mistake back there in Pamphylia, but who does not make a slip sometime?
Sailing in a northwesterly direction a distance of 170 miles, they reached Asia Minor, in the province of Pamphylia.
An occasion for turning aside to Pamphylia was thereby offered to the consul, who was very desirous of it.
But Paul thought it not good to take with them him who withdrew from them from Pamphylia, and went not with them to the work.
Paul and his company, loosing from Paphos, sailed north-west and came to Perga, the capital of Pamphylia (Acts 13:13, 14), a province about the middle of the southern sea-board of Asia Minor. It lay between Lycia on the west and Cilicia on the east. There were strangers from Pamphylia at Jerusalem on the day of Pentecost (2:10).