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Easton's Bible Dictionary

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(1 Samuel 5:2 ), or Beth-dagon, as elsewhere rendered (Josh.15: 41; 19:27), was the sanctuary or temple of Dagon.

The Beth-dagon of Joshua 15:41 was one of the cities of the tribe of Judah, in the lowland or plain which stretches westward. It has not been identified.

The Beth-dagon of Joshua 19:27 was one of the border cities of Asher.

That of 1 Chronicles 10:10 was in the western half-tribe of Manasseh, where the Philistines, after their victory at Gilboa, placed Saul's head in the temple of their god. (Compare 1 Samuel 31:8-13 ).

Bibliography Information
Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Dagon's House'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​ebd/​d/dagons-house.html. 1897.
 
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