Asked in Christianity, Old Testament
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. ...
Asked in The Bible
When the philistines attacked judah who helped them?
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) ...
How do you use despite in a sentence but as a connective?
Despite the odds Samson defeated the Philistines with Gods help. Jordon Myers ...
Asked in Israel
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. ...
Asked in Israel, Old Testament
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. ...
Asked in Judaism
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. ...
Asked in Famous People
What are barbarians philistines and the populace according to Matthew Arnold?
Barbarians = aristocracy Philistines = middle class populace = working class ...
Asked in Roman Empire
What was the name the Romans renamed judah refeurring to the philistines?
The Romans renamed Judaea, which meant "land of the Jews" to Syria -Palaestina, which meant "land of the Philistines". The Romans renamed Judaea, which meant "land of the Jews" to Syria -Palaestina, which meant "land of the Philistines". The Romans renamed Judaea, which meant "land of the Jews" to Syria -Palaestina, which meant "land of the Philistines". The Romans renamed Judaea, which meant "land of the Jews" to Syria -Palaestina, which meant "land of the Philistines". The Romans renamed Judaea, which meant "land...
Asked in The Bible
How did God use Samson to kill many more Philistines?
God raised up Samson from the womb as a Nazirite to begin the deliverance of Israel from the Philistines. It was only a beginning as the Israelites and the Philistines fought for many years. God gave Samson great physical strength to fight against the Philistines and he alone killed thousands. ...
Asked in Old Testament
Where did the Philistines live?
The Philistines were a sea people who arrived in the Levant around 1250 BCE. They occupied the rich coastal plains and foothills from the Egyptian border north to approximately where Tel Aviv is today. Although the Bible refers to the Philistines in the time of the prophet Abraham, these accounts are not really true, because the Philistines did not arrive until centuries later. At the time the Bible was being written, the Hebrews thought that the Philistines had always been there. ...
Asked in The Bible
What gruesome object did the philistines fasten in the temple of dagon?
From the first book of Chronicles in the King James version 1Chr 10:8 And it came to pass on the morrow, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, that they found Saul and his sons fallen in mount Gilboa. 1Chr 10:9 And when they had stripped him, they took his head, and his armour, and sent into the land of the Philistines round about, to carry tidings unto their idols, and to the people. 1Chr 10:10 And they put his armour...
Asked in Religion & Spirituality
Why were the Macedonians polytheistic?
Like all polytheistic practices, there were multiple Gods to cover multiple areas, believing that one God cannot cover them all. It is basically superstition with man inventing or adopting deities as they need them. The early philistines for instance had God of the valleys, gods of the mountains, harvest and planting gods, gods of war, etc,etc. This was a commong practice with the Greeks and the Romans also, having gods of love, of the sea, of war,etc. These deities were amazing human...
Asked in Conditions and Diseases, Intestines
Was there a hemorrhoid god in the Bible?
In a way, yes there was. God punished the Philistines in I Samuel 5 and 6 with "emerods" [hemorrhoids; NIV:"tumors"] when they stole the Ark of the Covenant. The suffering of the Philistines went on for a period of time before they attributed their plague, pain and misery with the Ark. They decided to pass it off onto others of their clans but each one suffered in turn... and it was the consensus to return the Ark to the Israelites with a "tribute"...