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Eglon

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1. One of the five confederate cities which attacked Gibeon, but were conquered by Joshua. Joshua 10:3-37 ; Joshua 12:12 ; Joshua 15:39 . Identified with the ruins at Ajlan, 31 35' N, 34 43' E .

2. King of the Moabites, who, aided by Ammon and Amalek, crossed the Jordan and captured the city of palm trees, or Jericho, and ruled over Israel eighteen years. He was stabbed by Ehud in his summer parlour. Judges 3:12-17 .


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Morrish, George. Entry for 'Eglon'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/mbd/e/eglon.html. 1897.

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