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Beth-dagon

Beth-dagon [N] [H]

house of Dagon.

  • A city in the low country or plain of Judah, near Philistia ( Joshua 15:41 ); the modern Beit Degan, about 5 miles from Lydda.

  • A city near the south-east border of Asher ( Joshua 19:27 ). It was a Philistine colony. It is identical with the modern ruined village of Tell D'auk.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Beth-dagon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Beth-dagon [N] [E]

    the house of corn
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Beth-dagon'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Beth-dagon

    (house of Dagon ).

    1. A city in the low country of Judah, ( Joshua 15:41 ) and therefore not far from the Philistine territory.
    2. A town apparently near the coast, named as one of the landmarks of the boundary of Asher. ( Joshua 19:27 )

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bethdagon'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.