- GOG AND MAGOG
- symbolic enemies of GOD in the BIBLE. In APOCALYPTIC LITERATURE they are often identified with specific peoples and figure prominently in attempts by modern writers to interpret BIBLICAL PROPHECY.
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GOG AND MAGOG — (Heb. גּוֹג וּמָגוֹג). Gog and Magog are first mentioned together in Ezekiel 38–39 in the vision of the end of days, where the prophet describes the war of the Lord against Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. After… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Gog and Magog — /gog euhn may gog/ two nations led by Satan in a climactic battle at Armageddon against the kingdom of God. Rev. 20:8. * * * ▪ religion and mythology in the Hebrew Bible, the prophesied invader of Israel and the land from which he comes,… … Universalium
Gog and Magog — • Names, respectively, of a king and of his supposed kingdom, mentioned several times in chapters 38 and 39 of the Book of Ezechiel, and once in the Apocalypse (20:7) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gog and Magog Gog an … Catholic encyclopedia
Gog and Magog — [gäg′ ənd mā′gäg΄] n. [Heb gog, magog: see Ezek. 38:2] personification of the nations that, under Satan, are to war against the kingdom of God: Rev. 20:8 … English World dictionary
Gog and Magog — A Persian miniature, Dhul Qarnayn with the help of jinn, building the Iron Wall to keep the barbarian Gog and Magog from civilised peoples. (16th century Persian miniature) … Wikipedia
Gog and Magog — 1) The names of the two nations which will seek to destroy the kingdom of God, according to the Book of Revelation (20:8): Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, and shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the… … Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases
Gog and Magog — noun biblical names of the enemies of God s people who wage war against God at the end of the world in the Book of Ezekiel Gog is a ruler from the land of Magog but in the Book of Revelation Gog and Magog are nations under the rule of Satan •… … Useful english dictionary
Gog and Magog — Gog and Ma|gog in old stories, the last two of a race of ↑giants living in Britain in Roman times. In the Apocalypse in the Bible they represent the future enemies of the kingdom of God … Dictionary of contemporary English
Gog and Magog — Gog and Ma•gog [[t]ˈgɒg ən ˈmeɪ gɒg[/t]] n. pl. bib nations led by Satan at Armageddon against the kingdom of God. Rev. 20:8 … From formal English to slang
Gog and Magog — /gɒg ən ˈmeɪgɒg/ (say gog uhn maygog) noun 1. Old Testament a warlike prince and the country from which he comes to fight with Israel. Ezekiel 38. 2. New Testament two kings, agents of Satan, who are to be destroyed by God. Revelation 20:8–10 … Australian English dictionary
GOG AND MAGOG — names that occur in the Bible of foes of Israel, and designative in the Apocalypse of enemies of the kingdom of God, as also of a Scythian tribe N. of the Caucasus. The names are applied likewise to two giants, survivors of a race found in… … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia