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Not much seems to be gained by translating with the Revised Version, margin "Geron, an Athenian," for "an old man of Athens" in 2 Macc 6:1.
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'GERON'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.