Antigonus of Sokho
- (fl. early 2nd cent BCE)Pales-tinian sage. Only one of his statements has been preserved: 'Be not like servants who minister to their master in order to receive a reward, but be like servants who minister to their master not in order to receive a reward: and let the fear of Heaven be upon you.' His pupils Zadok and Boethus inter-preted it as a denial of the after-life and founded the Sadducees and Boethusians.
Dictionary of Jewish Biography. Dan Cohn-Sherbok.
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