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- n. Plural form of Elchasaite.
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As to the sects of Hemero-baptists, Baptists, and Elchasaites (Sabiens Mogtasila of the Arabian writers ), who, in the second century, filled Syria,
It is remarkable that the Elchasaites, a Sabian or Baptist sect, inhabited the same district as the Essenes, (the eastern bank of the Dead Sea), and were confounded with them (Epiph.,
Philosophumena on the Elchasaites (books ix. and x).] [Footnote 9: Epiph.,