According to the Old Testament, the land of the Philistines was a pentapolis in
southwestern Levant comprising the five city-states of Gaza, Ashkelon, Ashdod, ...
The Old Testament indicates that around the 13th century B.C., during the days of
Samuel and Samson, the Philistines moved inland from the coast of Canaan.
From the Old Testament, we find that the principal deity of the Philistines was
Dagon (Judges 16:23; I Samuel 5:2-7). This deity, either a god of fish or of grain ...
Individual Philistines Mentioned. 4. Title of Ruler and Circumcision. 5. History in
the Old Testament to Death of Saul. 6. History Continued to Time of Ahaz. 7.
Nov 20, 2015 ... The excavations at Tell es-Safi/Gath, the site of Gath of the Philistines mentioned
in the Bible (e.g., 1 Samuel 6:17), have produced many ...
Today, the very land area occupied by the Palestinian peoples, is the same land
which the Philistines occupied in Old Testament times. The Palestinians are a ...
The Old Testament history is almost exclusively occupied with Semitic tribes. ...
There is a peculiarity in the designation of the Philistines in Hebrew which has ...
May 31, 2006 ... According to the Bible, the Philistines originated in “Caphtor” ... been one of the
most interesting and intriguing subjects in the Old Testament.
This map shows the areas of the ancient Philistines around the 10th century ... in
the Old Testament: namely, pelesheth (Philistia) (Ps 60:8 (Hebrew 10); 87:4), ...
Nov 20, 2015 ... Philistine, one of a people of Aegean origin who settled on the southern coast of
Palestine in the 12th century bce, about the time of the arrival ...