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Gog,

in the Bible. In the Book of Ezekiel, Gog is a leader, the chief prince of Meshech and Tubal who will attack Israel and be defeated in the last days. MagogMagog
, in the Bible. 1 Son of Japheth. 2 The land from which Gog, the eschatological enemy of the people of God, comes to wreak havoc on Israel.
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 is his country. The same theme surfaces in the Book of Revelation, where the assailants are Gog and Magog. They represent the nations of the world pitted against God in the final days.

Gog

(pop culture)
In DC Comics' “Elseworlds” (which embodies the concept of Hypertime, in which various DC realities coexist) miniseries Kingdom Come (1996), an atomic blast leveled much of Kansas and brought about the second coming of Superman. A boy named William (his last name was never disclosed) survived the atomic disaster and was rescued by the Man of Steel. As he grew up, William came to believe he was “chosen” to survive the Kansas disaster to establish the Church of Superman and become its first apostle. Superman confronted William and expressed his disapproval of the church, leaving the young man emotionally devastated and without a life purpose—the perfect setup for a life of villainy. He was soon approached by a group of cosmic gods known as the Quintessence, who bestowed upon him the mantle of Gog. As described in Gog #1 (1998), written by Mark Waid and penciled by Jerry Ordway, the horned, metal-laden, Viking-like Gog possesses superhuman strength, super-durability, and great knowledge. (Interestingly, Gog and Magog are the names of a mysterious biblical land and its people, who feature in apocalyptic prophecy, as written in the books of Ezekiel and Revelation.) Driven to the point of psychosis, he came to believe that Superman was at fault for the Kansas disaster, and searched out Clark Kent and killed him. The villain, complete with his energy beam–radiating staff, traveled back in time, one day at a time, killing Superman again and again until he reached the day when Superman and Wonder Woman's baby was born. Gog kidnapped the newborn, and went back in time to orchestrate an apocalyptic disaster in Kansas. His plan was ultimately thwarted in the Kingdom Come saga, as Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman joined forces against him. Despite this minor setback, Gog continued to tangle with Superman, committing such atrocities as attacking him with liquid Kryptonite and engaging him in a climactic battle with an army of Gogs from across time. Although Gog came from a possible future history, his appearance in the present makes him part of the DC “reality.”

Gog

and Magog two Cornish giants taken captive by Brutus, legendary founder of Britain. [Br. Legend: Brewer Dictionary, 471]
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This payment shall be made on the earliest date on which one of the following occurs the farmout of any participating interest in either the West Rustavi PSC or any other production sharing agreement in which the company or any of its subsidiaries is interested, the date falling three days after the date on which Block notifies GOG of its intention to make such payment, the completion of a placing of the company's shares by Block pursuant to a fundraise; and the 90th day following the payment relating to Stage 2 above.
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Nid aderyn "neis" ydi'r gog, er gwaetha' melyster y nodau.
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The Government of Greece (GOG) has been working to improve the effectiveness of the Greek financial intelligence unit (FIU).
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DIOLCH i Gwyneth Johnstone, Llanrwst am ei llythyr a'r cyfeiriad at y gog neu'r gwcw.