And they took Dagon, and set him in his place again. The Philistines took God’s ark, and brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. The second time God’s Word completely destroyed the lie by chopping it up into pieces. But when the citizens of Ashdod went to see it the next morning, Dagon had fallen with his face to the ground in front of the Ark of the LORD!” (1 Samuel 5:2, 3) Dagon was the god that the Philistines worshipped. So they took Dagon and returned him to his place.… But when they rose early on the next morning, behold, Dagon had fallen face downward on the ground before the ark of the Lord, and the head of Dagon and both his hands were lying cut off on the threshold. Dagon was the national god of Philistia. If you do not have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, I encourage you today to do so. Judges 16:23 Then the lords of the Philistines gathered them together for to offer a great sacrifice unto Dagon their god, and to rejoice: for they said, Our god hath delivered Samson our enemy into our hand. They went to bed. 25 The rain came down, the streams rose, and the winds blew and beat against that house; yet it did not fall, because it had its foundation on the rock.”. When the people of Ashdod arose early on the next day, behold, Dagon had fallen on his face to the ground before Yahweh’s ark. Exposing the spiritual landmines of the devil through the Word of God. The Ark of God may be in Philistine hands, but the god of the Philistines is in the hands of the only true God, the God of Israel. The Philistines took the ark to the town of Ashdod. 2 Then they carried the ark into Dagon’s temple and set it beside Dagon. According to Dogon legend, the descent of the ark brought to Earth an amphibious being, or group of beings, known as the Nommo. Once again Dagon was stood up to face God’s Word (the Ark) again. (Part 2). The ark was a very holy object: a box that belonged in the most holy room of God’s house. 1 Samuel 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. If you give your life to Jesus by faith in His sacrifice, He will give you eternal life. Jesus saved me from becoming one even though I participated as a young child under my mother's authority. What an interesting story is found in 1 Samuel 5! Much appreciated. There are many miracles associated with the ark, including the parting of the waters of the Jordan River, which allowed them to cross into the land of Canaan.According to the biblical legend, the Philistines captured the ark and took it to their capital city Ashdod to place it in the temple of Dagon. Is Your Platform Used To Spread God’s Word? The sacred Ark should henceforth be placed at the feet of their god Dagon. After the Philistines had captured the ark of God, they took it from Ebenezer to Ashdod. Forgive me for all the bad things I have done and save me today. Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine plural, Dagon -- a god and an idol of the Philistines, Direct object marker | third person masculine singular, Untranslatable mark of the accusative case, Ellicott's Commentary for English Readers, OT History: 1 Samuel 5:2 The Philistines took the ark of God (1Sa iSam 1 Sam i sa) Christian Bible Study Resources, Dictionary, Concordance and Search Tools. Daniel 5:2,23 Belshazzar, whiles he tasted the wine, commanded to bring the golden and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken out of the temple which was in Jerusalem; that the king, and his princes, his wives, and his concubines, might drink therein…. Putting on the full armor of God by way of reading the Bible and praying every day so that you may be transformed into the image of Christ for good works. 1 Chronicles 10:10 And they put his armour in the house of their gods, and fastened his head in the temple of Dagon. The Dogon Tribe baffled NASA scientist with their knowledge of the Sirius Star System. The people righted the statue. The next morning Dagon’s statue had toppled over. Will not connive or linger thus provoked. The Ark of the covenant was placed in the temple of Dagon by the Philistines. Go to “BIBLICAL Q&A FORM” that’s next to “HOME” on the toolbar. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. They took Dagon and put him back in his place. The Ark of the covenant was placed in the temple of Dagon by the Philistines. “They carried the Ark of God into the temple of Dagon and placed it beside an idol of Dagon. I can research it for you if you like and try to find it again. When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. In Ashdod, their pathetic “god” fell on its face before the… They appear due to using WordPress for free. Helpful guidelines on how to interpret Scripture correctly. The desire of my heart is to reveal Satan’s tactics and how one can overcome his schemes. a) The Ark of God is brought into the house of Dagon (v.2) (1) The Philistines brought the Ark of God into the house of Dagon setting it by Dagon as if the Ark was a trophy of victory & ascribing to Dagon that he is superior to Jehovah.
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