Agag

Agag (Ay´gag)

The name (or perhaps the royal title) of the king of the Amalekites whom Saul defeated but spared, contrary to divine command. After rebuking Saul bitterly, Samuel hewed Agag to pieces in Gilgal “before the Lord” (1Sam 15).

1Sam 15

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