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Ashdod (Azotus): Isdud. A Philistine city, Josh. 13. 3; 1 Sam. 5. lff.; Neh. 13. 23f.; Jer. 25. 20; later Azotus, q.v.
Joshua 13:3 - From Sihor, which [is] before Egypt, even unto the borders of Ekron northward, [which] is counted to the Canaanite: five lords of the Philistines; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avites:
1 Samuel 5:1 - And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer unto Ashdod.
Nehemiah 13:23 - In those days also saw I Jews [that] had married wives of Ashdod, of Ammon, [and] of Moab:
Jeremiah 25:20 - And all the mingled people, and all the kings of the land of Uz, and all the kings of the land of the Philistines, and Ashkelon, and Azzah, and Ekron, and the remnant of Ashdod,
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