7 to Dagon; in i Kings xi.
The fugitives took sanctuary in the temple of Dagon at Azotus.
" But Jonathan burned the temple of Dagon and those who fled into it."
She is everywhere the great female principle, answering to the Baal of the Canaanites and Phoenicians 2 and to the Dagon of the Philistines.
As one of the five chief cities of the Philistines and the seat of the worship of Dagon (1 Sam.
The coast and, descending from Sidon, took Jaffa, Beth-dagon, Beneberak, Ekron and Timnah (all in the district ascribed to the southern Dan).
The male god Dagon has his partner Astarte (qq.v.), and Baal-zebub, a famous oracle of Ekron (2 Kings i.) finds a parallel in the local " baals " of Palestine.'
==Fish== Dagon seems to have been a fish-god with human head and hands; his worshippers wore fish-skins.
High, considerably larger and even more holy than the Shwe-dagon pagoda at Rangoon.
But Dajjal may be derived, by a very common confusion between n and 1, from Dagon, whose name two neighbouring villages bear to this day, while one of the gates of Lydda used to be called the Gate of Dagon.
2 Besides these gods, and others whose fame may be inferred (Dagon, 1 Much confusion can be and has been caused by disregarding"(b) and by supposing that the appearance of similar elements of thought or custom implied the presence of similar more complete organisms (e.g.