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Agaba

AGABA

ag'-a-ba:

A fortress in Judea. The first of 22 "strong places" which by its commander Galestus was given over to Aristobulus, the son of Alexander Janneus and Alexandra, when he (his mother, the queen, being dangerously ill) attempted to get control of the Judean government (Ant., XIII, xvi, 5).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AGABA'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.