EUPATOR ū’ pə tôr (Gr. Εὐπάτωρ, of a noble father). The surname of the Seleucid (163-162 b.c.), who as a boy succeeded his father Epiphanes (175-163 b.c.). He made peace with the Jews in the Maccabean period, but was betrayed and killed in 162 b.c.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
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