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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Egyptian, the

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ē̇ -jip´shan ( ὁ Αἰγύπτιος , ho Aigúptios ): Mentioned in Acts 21:38 , by Claudius Lysias as having "before these days stirred up to sedition and led out into the wilderness the four thousand men of the ASSASSINS " (which see). Reference to this Egyptian and to the suppression of his rebellion by the procurator Felix is likewise found in Josephus (Ant. , XX, viii, 6; BJ , II, xiii, 5).

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Egyptian, the'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/e/egyptian-the.html. 1915.

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