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Agag

(Encyclopedia) Agag ā´găg [key], in the Bible. 1 King of the Amalekites who was defeated and spared by Saul, but killed by Samuel. 2 The allusion is not understood as it…

Brewer's: Agag

A′gag in Dryden's satire of Absalom and Achitophel, is meant for Sir Edmondbury Godfrey, the magistrate before whom Titus Oates made his declaration, and was afterwards found barbarously…

1 Samuel: 15

1 Samuel Chapter 15 1 Samuel also said unto Saul, The LORD sent me to anoint thee to be king over his people, over Israel: now therefore hearken thou unto the voice of the words of…

Brewer's: Aft-meal

An extra meal; a meal taken after and in addition to the ordinary meals. “At aft-meals who shall pay for the wine?” —Thynne: Debate. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham…

Brewer's: Agamarshana

A passage of the Veda, the repetition of which will purify the soul like absolution after confession. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894AgamemnonAgag A B C…

Brewer's: Inventors Punished

by their own inventions. BASTILLE. Hugues Aubriot, Provost of Paris, who built the Bastile, was the first person confined therein. The charge against him was heresy. BRAZEN BULL. Perillos…

Numbers: 24

Numbers Chapter 24 1 And when Balaam saw that it pleased the LORD to bless Israel, he went not, as at other times, to seek for enchantments, but he set his face toward the…

Old Testament Names

We do not pretend that this list is all-inclusive. We list only those names that occur most often in crossword puzzles.Aaron: First high priest of Jews; son of Amram; brother of Miriam and…

Brewer's: Kingly Titles

Abgarus (The Grand). So the kings of Edessa were styled. Abimelech (my father the king). The chief ruler of the ancient Philistines. Agag (lord). The chief ruler of the Amalekites (4 syl…