(an opponent ), the name of a number of kings of Syria who lived during the interval between the Old and New Testaments, and had frequent connection with the Jews during that period. They are referred to in the Apocrypha especially in the books of the Maccabees.
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Anti’ochus'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T327>. 1901.