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rosh in the Bible

(Ezek. 38:2, 3; 39:1) is rendered "chief" in the Authorized Version. It is left untranslated as a proper name in the Revised Version. Some have supposed that the Russians are here meant, as one of the three Scythian tribes of whom Magog was the prince. They invaded the land of Judah in the days of Josiah. Herodotus, the Greek historian, says: "For twenty-eight years the Scythians ruled over Asia, and things were turned upside down by their violence and contempt." (See BETHSHEAN.)

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • The scholars laughed, but the rosh ha-Yeshiveh asked him what he wanted.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • rosh, the big man there, head of them all, is the only native of Bagdad.

  • Persia, which is even now in part occupied by Russia, will finally be a vassal to this prince of rosh.

    The Prophet Ezekiel Arno C. Gaebelein
  • The rosh ha-Yeshiveh had compassion on him, and took him as a pupil.

    Yiddish Tales Various
  • When we hear the shofar blown on rosh ha-Shanah what should we think of?

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