Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

Therefore they sent the ark of God to Ekron. And it came to pass, as the ark of God came to Ekron, that the Ekronites cried out, saying, They have brought about the ark of the God of Israel to us, to slay us and our people.

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Bible References

God to ekron

Joshua 15:45
Ekron, with its towns and its villages;
Judges 1:18
And Judah took Gaza with its territory and Ashkelon with its territory and Ekron with its territory.
2 Kings 1:2
And Ahaziah fell through the lattice in his upper chamber which was in Samaria, and became ill. So he sent messengers and said to them, “Go, inquire of Baal-zebub, the god of Ekron, whether I will recover from this sickness.”
Amos 1:8
“I will also cut off the inhabitant from Ashdod,
And him who holds the scepter, from Ashkelon;
I will even unleash My power upon Ekron,
And the remnant of the Philistines will perish,”
Says the Lord God.

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Genesis 20:18
For the Lord had closed fast all the wombs of the household of Abimelech because of Sarah, Abraham’s wife.
1 Samuel 6:20
The men of Beth-shemesh said, “Who is able to stand before the Lord, this holy God? And to whom shall He go up from us?”