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AGAG 1. A general name of the kings of the Amalekites; apparently like Pharaoh for the Egyptian kings, Nu 1:1-36:13 24:7 1Sa 15:8. The last one mentioned in Scripture was "hewed in pieces" by Samuel, before the Lord, because Saul had sinfully spared him and the flocks and herds, when ordered utterly to exterminate them. He seems to have incurred an uncommon punishment by infamous cruelties, 1Sa 15:33

2. Agagite, in Es 3:1,10 8:3,5 is used to mark the nation whence Haman sprung. Josephus explains the word by Amalekite.