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Bible Dictionaries

Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary


the fifth of the Philistine cities. It was a place of strength in the time of the prophets Amos and Micah, and is placed by Jerom on the road between Eleutheropolis and Gaza. It appears to have been the extreme boundary of the Philistine territory in one direction, as Ekron was on the other. Hence the expression, "from Ekron even unto Gath," 1 Samuel 7:14 .

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Watson, Richard. Entry for 'Gath'. Richard Watson's Biblical & Theological Dictionary. 1831-2.

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