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  • n. Plural form of Philistine.

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Examples

  • The success of Hezekiah against the Philistines is here foretold, and the advantages which his people would gain thereby, ver.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

  • And them Jews, always killin 'Philistines or some such!

    He writes!

  • I feel like the vanquished Philistines from the Bible ------ slain by the jawbone of an ass .....

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  • As they did not enter Palestine till the time of the Exodus, the use of the name Philistines in

    Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Maxim Gorky's title Philistines describes to a "t" the main characters of his 1902 play - censored under the czarist regime - of generational and class conflict in a 2007 version by Andrew Upton that completes its run this weekend at the Zeum.

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  • It turns out that the land occupied by the Philistines was the modern Gaza strip, north to beyond Ashdod in Israel.

    Who's Goliath Now?

  • The Philistines were the heirs of Minoan Crete, one of the golden highlights of ancient history.

    Archive 2009-11-01

  • This acknowledgment seems to prove that the Hebrews consisted of only a very small number, and that the Philistines were a powerful and victorious nation, who kept the Israelites under the yoke, and treated them as slaves; in short, that it was impossible for Saul to collect three hundred and thirty thousand fighting men, etc.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • In 1 Samuel 4-6, the account is told of the capture of the Ark by a people called the Philistines, who soon returned it like a hot potato to the Israelites at Kiriath Jearim.

    Archive 2007-10-01

  • The peculiar punishment of the Philistines is that the fire which God will send shall devour the palaces of Gaza, and that the inhabitants of the other cities of the Philistines, Ashdod (or

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume IV (Isaiah to Malachi)

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