Magog in Easton's Bible Dictionary
region of Gog, the second of the "sons" of Japheth (Gen.
Chr. 1:5). In Ezekiel (38:2; 39:6) it is the name of a
probably some Scythian or Tartar tribe descended from
They are described as skilled horsemen, and expert in
the use of
the bow. The Latin father Jerome says that this word
"Scythian nations, fierce and innumerable, who live
Caucasus and the Lake Maeotis, and near the Caspian
spread out even onward to India." Perhaps the name
the Assyrian Mat Gugi, or 'country of Gugu,' the Gyges
Greeks" (Sayce's Races, etc.).