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Gog and Magog

[ gog uhn -mey-gog ]
/ ˈgɒg ən ˈmeɪ gɒg /
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noun

two nations led by Satan in a climactic battle at Armageddon against the kingdom of God. Revelation 20:8.

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Origin of Gog and Magog

Gog + Hebrew Māghōgh “land of Gog

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British Dictionary definitions for Gog and Magog

Gog and Magog
/ (ɡɒɡ, ˈmeɪɡɒɡ) /

noun

Old Testament a hostile prince and the land from which he comes to attack Israel (Ezekiel 38)
New Testament two kings, who are to attack the Church in a climactic battle, but are then to be destroyed by God (Revelation 20:8–10)
British folklore two giants, the only survivors of a race of giants destroyed by Brutus, the legendary founder of Britain
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