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Agar

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mount Sinai, so called, Galatians 4:24-25 . But this reading is doubtful, many MSS. having the verse, "for this Sinai is a mountain of Arabia." Some critics however contend for the reading of the received text, and urge that Agar, which signifies "a rocky mountain," is the Arabic name for Sinai.


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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Agar'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/wtd/a/agar.html. 1831-2.

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