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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
  (Ezek.  38:2,  3;  39:1)  is  rendered  chief"  in  the  Authorized 
  Version.  It  is  left  untranslated  as  a  proper  name  in  the  Revised 
  Version.  Some  have  supposed  that  the  Russians  are  here  meant  as 
  one  of  the  three  Scythian  tribes  of  whom  Magog  was  the  prince. 
  They  invaded  the  land  of  Judah  in  the  days  of  Josiah.  Herodotus, 
  the  Greek  historian,  says:  "For  twenty-eight  years  the  Scythians 
  ruled  over  Asia,  and  things  were  turned  upside  down  by  their 
  violence  and  contempt."  (See  {BETHSHEAN}.) 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
  Rosh,  the  head;  top  or  beginning 

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