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the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.
SA1 5:3 And when they of Ashdod arose early on the morrow, behold,
Dagon was fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the LORD.
And they took Dagon, and set him in his place again.
SA1 5:4 And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon
was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD; and
the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the
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
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