Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Accaron'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".
Mentioned in 1 Maccabees 10:89 the King James Version; a town of the Philistines, known as Ekron (`eqron) 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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