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Accaron

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

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ak´a -ron ( Ἀκκαρών , Akkarō̇n ): Mentioned in 1 Macc 10:89 the King James Version; a town of the Philistines, known as Ekron (עקרון , ‛eḳrōn ) in Old Testament, which King Alexander gave to Jonathan Maccabeus as a reward for successful military service in western Palestine. It is also mentioned in the days of the Crusades. See EKRON .

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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Accaron'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​isb/​a/accaron.html. 1915.
 
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