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Gog and Magog

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    Гог и Магог (две статуи в Лондонской ратуше. Были разрушены во время налёта немецкой авиации на Лондон в 1940 г. Новые статуи установлены в 1952 г.) [по одной из английских легенд два оставленные в живых потомка гигантов были привезены в цепях в Лондон и поставлены на страже у королевского дворца]

    From their lofty vantage ground the giants Gog and Magog, the ancient guardians of the city, contemplated the spectacle below with eyes grown familiar to it in forgotten generations. (M. Twain, ‘The Prince and the Pauper’, ch. XI) — Гигантские статуи Гога и Магога - старинных стражей города - равнодушно взирали с высоты своих пьедесталов на это зрелище, знакомое им испокон веков.

    I walked up to the Guildhall to see Gog and Magog... (S. Chaplin, ‘Sam in the Morning’, ch. 9) — я отправился к ратуше, чтобы посмотреть на Гога и Магога...

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  • 2 Gog and Magog

    x. 곡과 마곡(사탕에 미혹되어 하늘 나라에 대항하는 두나라)

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  • GOG AND MAGOG — (Heb. גּוֹג וּמָגוֹג). Gog and Magog are first mentioned together in Ezekiel 38–39 in the vision of the end of days, where the prophet describes the war of the Lord against Gog, of the land of Magog, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal. After… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Gog and Magog — /gog euhn may gog/ two nations led by Satan in a climactic battle at Armageddon against the kingdom of God. Rev. 20:8. * * * ▪ religion and mythology  in the Hebrew Bible, the prophesied invader of Israel and the land from which he comes,… …   Universalium

  • Gog and Magog — • Names, respectively, of a king and of his supposed kingdom, mentioned several times in chapters 38 and 39 of the Book of Ezechiel, and once in the Apocalypse (20:7) Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Gog and Magog     Gog an …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Gog and Magog — [gäg′ ənd mā′gäg΄] n. [Heb gog, magog: see Ezek. 38:2] personification of the nations that, under Satan, are to war against the kingdom of God: Rev. 20:8 …   English World dictionary

  • Gog and Magog — A Persian miniature, Dhul Qarnayn with the help of jinn, building the Iron Wall to keep the barbarian Gog and Magog from civilised peoples. (16th century Persian miniature) …   Wikipedia

  • Gog and Magog — 1) The names of the two nations which will seek to destroy the kingdom of God, according to the Book of Revelation (20:8): Satan shall be loosed out of his prison, and shall go out to deceive the nations which are in the four quarters of the… …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Gog and Magog — noun biblical names of the enemies of God s people who wage war against God at the end of the world in the Book of Ezekiel Gog is a ruler from the land of Magog but in the Book of Revelation Gog and Magog are nations under the rule of Satan •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gog and Magog — Gog and Ma|gog in old stories, the last two of a race of ↑giants living in Britain in Roman times. In the Apocalypse in the Bible they represent the future enemies of the kingdom of God …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gog and Magog — Gog and Ma•gog [[t]ˈgɒg ən ˈmeɪ gɒg[/t]] n. pl. bib nations led by Satan at Armageddon against the kingdom of God. Rev. 20:8 …   From formal English to slang

  • Gog and Magog — /gɒg ən ˈmeɪgɒg/ (say gog uhn maygog) noun 1. Old Testament a warlike prince and the country from which he comes to fight with Israel. Ezekiel 38. 2. New Testament two kings, agents of Satan, who are to be destroyed by God. Revelation 20:8–10 …   Australian English dictionary

  • GOG AND MAGOG —    names that occur in the Bible of foes of Israel, and designative in the Apocalypse of enemies of the kingdom of God, as also of a Scythian tribe N. of the Caucasus. The names are applied likewise to two giants, survivors of a race found in… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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