(fearful ), an Idumean, chief of Sauls herdmen. (B.C. 1062.) He was at Nob when Ahimelech gave David the sword of Goliath, and not only gave information to Saul, but when others declined the office, himself executed the kings order to destroy the priests of Nob, with their families, to the number of 85 persons, together with all their property. ( 1 Samuel 21:7 ; 1 Samuel 22:9 1 Samuel 22:18 1 Samuel 22:22 ; Psalms 52 )
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Doeg'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".