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Ekron (ĕk'ron), emigration. The most northerly of the five cities of the Philistines, Joshua 13:3; in the lowlands of Judah, Joshua 15:11; conquered by Judah, Joshua 15:45; allotted to Dan, Joshua 19:43; reconquered by Samuel, 1 Samuel 5:10; 1 Samuel 7:14; again a Philistine city, 1 Samuel 17:52; 2 Kings 1:2; Jeremiah 25:20; Amos 1:8; Zechariah 9:5; now called Akir, on a hill 12 miles southeast of Joppa, a wretched village of about 50 mud hovels. The prophecy has been fulfilled, "Ekron shall be rooted up." Zephaniah 2:4.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Ekron'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/e/ekron.html. 1893.

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