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1. The Syrian general (1 Macc. 3: 38) charged by Lysias with suppressing the Maccabean revolt and routed by Judas near Emmaus in 166 bce (1 Macc. 4: 14) and at Beth‐horon in 161 bce (1 Macc. 7: 26, 43).

2. One of the seven men of good repute appointed to administer charity (Acts 6: 5).

Subjects: Biblical Studies.


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