Parthians, and Medes, and Elamites, and the dwellers in Mesopotamia, and in Judaea, and Cappadocia, in Pontus, and Asia,
Note 11 at Ac 2:9: Parthians were people who lived northeast of Israel in a region that now corresponds roughly with the Iranian province of Khorasan.
Note 12 at Ac 2:9: The Medes dwelt in what is modern-day Iran just east of the Parthians and north of the Elamites.
Note 13 at Ac 2:9: The Elamites dwelt in what is today called southwestern Iran.
Note 14 at Ac 2:9: Mesopotamia was a country between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, northeast of Israel and west of the Parthians in what is called Iraq today.
Note 15 at Ac 2:9: Cappadocia, Pontus, Asia, Phrygia, and Pamphylia were all districts in Asia Minor, north and northwest of Israel.