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A Seleucid governor appointed by Antiochus V Eupator to rule over a region most likely composed of Judaea and surrounding areas (2 Macc 13:24).
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HEGEMONIDES (PERSON) [Gk Hēgemonidēs (Ἡγεμονιδης)]. In 2 Macc 13:24 Hegemonides is left as governor over the area of Judea and its environs by Antiochus V Eupator (164–162 b.c.e.) as he rushes off to Ptolemais on the way to quell the revolt of Philip in Antioch. The absence of other uses of this term
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HEGEMONIDES<heg-e-mon’-i-dez>, <hej-e-mo-ni’-dez> ([Ἡγεμονίδης, Hegemonides]): The Syrian officer placed in command of the district extending from Ptolemais to the Gerrenians (2 Macc 13:24). It is not easy to see how in the King James Version and even in Swete’s revised text the word can be taken
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Hegemonides hej’uh-moh’nuh-deez (Ἡγεμονίδης). A Syrian officer appointed by the boy-king Antiochus V Eupator over the district from Ptolemais to Gerar at the time when the king was forced to return to Antioch of Syria to deal with a revolt by Philip in 162 B.C. (2 Macc. 13:24). The KJV takes the name
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
HEGEMONIDES, heg-e-monʹi-dēz, hej-e-mō̇-nīʹ-dēz (Ἡγεμονίδης, Hēgemonídēs): The Syrian officer placed in command of the district extending from Ptolemais to the Gerrenians (2 Macc 13:24). It is not easy to see how in AV and even in Swete’s revised text the word can be taken as a mere appellative
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The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
HEGEMONIDES hej´uh-moh´nuh-deez [Ἡγεμονίδης Hēgemonidēs]. Before leaving to deal with Philip’s revolt in Antioch (2 Macc 13:23), Antiochus V is said to have appointed Hegemonides as governor over the Judean territory that stretched from Ptolemais to Gerar (2 Macc 13:24). The geographical location of