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Agitator
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Agitator
Agitator [GK. kinoúnta stáseis] (Acts 24:5); AV “mover of sedition”; NEB “fomenter of discord.” Both Greek words connote disquiet: stásis can mean “sedition,” “riot,” or “discord,” and kinéō means “move” or “stir.” Thus the combination indicates considerable agitation.Tertullus, an orator hired