Gog and Magog
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Gog and Ma·gog(gŏg; mā′gŏg)
In Judeo-Christian tradition, the satanic powers who wage war against God and the righteous at the end of the world.
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Gog and Magog(ɡɒɡ; ˈmeɪɡɒɡ)
1. (Bible) Old Testament a hostile prince and the land from which he comes to attack Israel (Ezekiel 38)
2. (Bible) 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)
3. (European Myth & Legend) folklore Brit two giants, the only survivors of a race of giants destroyed by Brutus, the legendary founder of Britain
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Gog and Ma•gog(ˈgɒg ən ˈmeɪ gɒg)
nations led by Satan at Armageddon against the kingdom of God. Rev. 20:8.
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|Noun||1.||Gog and Magog - 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"|
mythical being - an imaginary being of myth or fable
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