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Lysias

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Lys'ias. (dissolving). A nobleman of the blood-royal, 1 Maccabees 3:32; 2 Maccabees 11:1, who was entrusted by Antiochus Epiphanes, (cir. B.C. 166), with the government of southern Syria and the guardianship of his son, Antiochus Eupator. 1 Maccabees 3:32; 2 Maccabees 10:11.

After the death of Antiochus Epiphanes, B.C. 184, Lysias assumed the government as guardian of his son, who was yet a child. 1 Maccabees 6:17. In B.C. 164, he, together with his ward, fell into the hands of Demetrius Soter, who put them both to death. 1 Maccabees 7:2-4; 2 Maccabees 14:2.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Lysias'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​l/lysias.html. 1901.
 
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