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Agar

AGAR

a'-gar (Agar). Found once in the Apocrypha in the Greek (Baruch 3:23) probably for the Old Testament Hagar, mother of Ishmael, whose children are mentioned with the merchants of Meran (Midian) and Teman. In 1 Chronicles 5:10 the "Hagarites" the King James Version, are located East of Gilead, and In the days of Saul were at war with the tribe of Reuben. See also 1 Chronicles 5:19,20 and 1 Chronicles 27:31. In Psalms 83:6 the name of the same people is Hagarenes.


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