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threshold; only the stump of Dagon was left to him.
SA1 5:5 Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into
Dagon's house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day.
SA1 5:6 But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he
destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod and the coasts
SA1 5:7 And when the men of Ashdod saw that it was so, they said, The
ark of the God of Israel shall not abide with us: for his hand is sore
upon us, and upon Dagon our god.
SA1 5:8 They sent therefore and gathered all the lords of the
Philistines unto them, and said, What shall we do with the ark of the
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