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Ophites

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

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A sect of Gnostics who regarded the serpent as a benefactor of the race in having persuaded Eve to eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil in disregard, or rather in defiance, of the warning of the God of the Jews.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ophites'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​nut/​o/ophites.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.
 
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