Gog and Magog

[ goguhn mey-gog ]

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

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) /

  1. Old Testament a hostile prince and the land from which he comes to attack Israel (Ezekiel 38)

  2. 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)

  1. British folklore two giants, the only survivors of a race of giants destroyed by Brutus, the legendary founder of Britain

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