When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child; but when I became a man, I put away childish things. (1 Corinthians 13:11) What
For this reason I bow my knees to the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, from whom the whole family in heaven and earth is named, that He would grant you according to the riches
A form of godliness, but denying the power thereof… (2 Tim 3:5) Paul predicts that perilous times will come when “men will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boasters, proud blasphemers, disobedient to parents,
“Little fish; diminutive from dag = a fish, the fish-god; the” national god of the Philistines (Judg. 16:23). This idol had the body of a fish with the head and hands of a man. It was an “Assyrio-Babylonian deity, the worship of which was introduced” among the Philistines through Chaldea. The most famous of the temples of Dagon were at Gaza (Judg. 16:23-30) and Ashdod (1 Sam. 5:1-7). (See FISH.)
“(1 Sam. 5:2), or Beth-dagon, as elsewhere rendered (Josh. 15:” “41; 19:27), was the sanctuary or temple of Dagon.” “The Beth-dagon of Josh. 15:41 was one of the cities of the tribe “of Judah, in the lowland or plain which stretches westward. It” has not been identified. “The Beth-dagon of Josh. 19:27 was one of the border cities of Asher. “That of 1 Chr. 10:10 was in the western half-tribe of Manasseh, “where the Philistines, after their victory at Gilboa, placed” Saul’s head in the temple of their god. (Comp. 1 Sam. 31:8-13).
Posted by webmaster on Monday, July 31st, 2017 @ 9:49PM