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Agag (â'găg), flame. 1. The name or title of a powerful king of the Amalekites, who was contemporary with Moses. Numbers 24:7. 2. An Amalekite king, who was conquered by Saul, and put to death by Samuel for his cruelty. 1 Samuel 15:8-33. The term "Agagite" signifies an Amalekite. Esther 3:1; Esther 3:10; Esther 8:3; Esther 8:5.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Agag'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. 1893.

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