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The chief god of the Philistines was Dagon The chief god of the Philistines was Dagon

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Did the philistines have other gods than Dagon?

The philistines were pagans in the olden days, so they could create their gods from sticks and stones. Therefore, their gods were numerous, as they were a polytheistic nation. However, the more famous of their gods were Dagon, Baal, and Astarte. Their culture was very integrated with that of the Canaanites, so that is why they share similarities in the gods they worship.


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It was the Lord God of Israel who helped the Philistines when they attacked Judah. Judah was in Israel at that time, and when the children of Israel did evil in the sight of the Lord and served other Gods, the Lord was angry against Israel and sold them into the hands of the Philistines. (Judges 10,6,7)


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What did the philistines take out of the Ark?

The Philistines took away the ten commandments from the ark.


Who was drove out of the Philistines?

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What happened to the Philistines?

In the year of 1769, King Jason Sonas (son of the great lord, King Arthur) and the Philistines were intruded by the Romans. This led to the Philistines and King Jason Sonas to flee from their home land by boats and by feet. The Philistines spread all over the world and the Romans ruled the land of the Philistines. The Philistines that were left there, were being brought to be slaves for the Romans and lived in very poor conditions.


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How many times did David beat the Philistines?

He beat the Philistines one time when was the king but he beat the philistines two times in King Saul's days. That makes it three times in his life.


Why Did The Israelities Fear The Philistines?

The Israelites did fear the philistines as they had a giant of a soldier called Goliath, who realy scared them.


How did Israel's enemy the Philistines take advantage of the Israel's disunity?

The Philistines took advantage of early Israelite disunity by waging attacks and raids on Israelite villages. This pillaging was quite common until the Israelites formed a united kingdom and actively engaged the Philistines in war. After that point, the Philistines were more of a nuisance than an actual problem. It was the Assyrians who eventually conquered Israel, not the Philistines.


Why does Sampson fight the Philistines?

Samson was a Nazirite from birth; consecrated to God. The Lord used him to deliver Israel out of the hand of the Philistines; God empowered him with supernatural strength to commence Israel's deliverance from the Philistines.


What are the achievements of the philistines?

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Where did the philistines originate?

The Philistines are said to have originated from a place called Philistia. In modern times, this is near Palestine and Israel.


What did king david do to defeat the philistines?

King david slew the mighty giant Goliath, this made the Philistines flee.


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Why do you think Hebrews disliked the philistines?

Because the Philistines wanted to destroy the Hebrews. It is not easy to like people who want to kill you.


Why was Israel afraid of the Philistines?

Because, until they time of King David, they never had a completely decisive victory over the Philistines.


What was the name the Romans renamed judah refeurring to the philistines?

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How did God use Samson to kill many more Philistines?

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Where did the Philistines live?

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What gruesome object did the philistines fasten in the temple of dagon?

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