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Dictionaries :: Philistines, The

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Below are articles from the following dictionary:
Torrey's New Topical Textbook

Philistines, The: Descended from Casluhim

Gen 10:13,14

Philistines, The: Originally Dwelt in the Land of Caphtor

Jer 47:4; Amo 9:7

Philistines, The: Conquered the Avims and took from them the west coast of

Deu 2:23

Philistines, The: Called

The Caphtorims

Deu 2:23

The Cherethites

1Sa 30:14; Zep 2:5

Philistines, The: Country Of

Called Philistia

Psa 87:4; 108:9

Divided into five sates of lordships

Jos 13:3; Jdg 3:3; 1Sa 6:16

Had many flourishing cities

1Sa 6:17

Given by God to the Israelites

Jos 13:2,3; 15:45,47

Philistines, The: Were a great people and governed by kings in the patriarchal

Gen 21:22,34; 26:8

Philistines, The: Character Of


Zec 9:6


Jdg 16:23; 1Sa 5:2


Isa 2:6


1Sa 17:1; 28:1

Philistines, The: Men of Great Strength and Stature Amongst

1Sa 17:4-7; 2Sa 21:16,18-20

Philistines, The: Some Of, Left to Prove Israel

Jdg 3:1-3

Philistines, The: Always Confederated with the Enemies of Israel

Psa 83:7; Isa 9:11,12

Philistines, The: Shamgar Slew Six Hundred Of, and Delivered Israel

Jdg 3:31

Philistines, The: Oppressed Israel after the death of Jair for eighteen years

Jdg 10:7,8

Philistines, The: Oppressed Israel after the death of Abdon forty years

Jdg 13:1

Philistines, The: Samson

Promised as a deliverer from

Jdg 13:5

Intermarried with

Jdg 14:1,10

Slew thirty, near Askelon

Jdg 14:19

Burned vineyards &c of

Jdg 15:3-5

Slew many for burning his wife

Jdg 15:7,8

Slew a thousand with the jawbone of an ass

Jdg 15:15,16

Blinded and imprisoned by

Jdg 16:21

Pulled down the house of Dagon and destroyed immense numbers of

Jdg 16:29,30

Philistines, The: Defeated Israel at Ebenezer

1Sa 4:1,2

Philistines, The: Defeated Israel and Took the Ark

1Sa 4:3-11

Philistines, The: Put the Ark into Dagon's House

1Sa 5:1-4

Philistines, The: Plagued for Retaining the Ark

1Sa 5:6-12

Philistines, The: Sent Back the Ark and Were Healed

1Sa 6:1-18

Philistines, The: Miraculously Routed at Mizpeh

1Sa 7:7-14

Philistines, The: Jonathan smote a garrison of, at Geba and provoked them

1Sa 13:3,4

Philistines, The: Invaded the Land of Israel with a Great Army

1Sa 13:5,17-23

Philistines, The: Jonathan and his armour-bearer smote a garrison of, at the

1Sa 14:1-14

Philistines, The: Miraculously Discomfited

1Sa 14:15-23

Philistines, The: Saul Constantly at War With

1Sa 14:52

Philistines, The: Defied Israel by Their Champion

1Sa 17:4-10

Philistines, The: Defeated Israel at Ephesdammim and pursued to Ekron

1Sa 17:1,52

Philistines, The: David

Slew Goliath the champion of

1Sa 17:40-50

Procured Saul's daughter for and hundred foreskins of

1Sa 18:25-27

Often defeated during Saul's reign

1Sa 19:8; 23:1-5

Fled to, for safety

1Sa 27:1-7

Gained the confidence of Achish king of

1Sa 28:2; 29:9

Distrusted by

1Sa 29:2-7

Often defeated in the course of his reign

2Sa 5:17-23; 8:1; 21:15-22; 23:8-12

Had a guard composed of

2Sa 8:18; Eze 25:16; Zep 2:5

Philistines, The: Gathered All Their Armies to Aphek against Israel

1Sa 28:1; 29:1

Philistines, The: Ziklag a town of, taken and plundered by the Amalekites

1Sa 30:1,2,16

Philistines, The: Israel Defeated By, and Saul Slain

1Sa 31:1-10

Philistines, The: Besieged in Gibbethon by Nadab

1Ki 15:27

Philistines, The: Sent by God against Jehoram

2Ch 21:16,17

Philistines, The: Defeated by Uzziah

2Ch 26:6,7

Philistines, The: Distressed Judah under Ahaz

2Ch 28:18,19

Philistines, The: Defeated by Hezekiah

2Ki 18:8

Philistines, The: Israel Condemned for Imitating

Jdg 10:6; Amo 6:2; 9:7

Philistines, The: Prophecies Respecting

Union with Syria against Israel

Isa 9:11,12

Punishment with other nations

Jer 25:20

Dismay at ruin of Tyre

Zec 9:3,5

Base men to be their rulers

Zec 9:6

Hatred and revenge against Israel to be fully recompensed

Eze 25:15-17; Amo 1:6-8

Utter destruction by Pharaoh king of Egypt

Jer 47:1-4; Zep 2:5,6

Destruction and desolation of their cities

Jer 47:5; Zep 2:4

Their country to be a future possession to Israel

Oba 1:19; Zep 2:7

To help in Israel's restoration

Isa 11:14


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