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Dagon

(dā`gŏn), god of fertility, widely worshiped in the Middle East, particularly in Canaan. In the Bible he is mentioned as one of the chief deities of the Philistines.

Dagon

(Dāgan) fish-corn god symbolizing fertility and abundance. [Babyl. Myth.: Parrinder, 72; Jobes, 410]

Dagon

(Dāgan) fish-corn god symbolizing fecundity and abundance. [Babyl. Myth.: Parrinder, 71; Jobes, 405]

Dagon

Philistine idol; falls, losing head and hands. [O.T.: I Samuel 5:1–4]

Dagon

Bible a god worshipped by the Philistines, represented as half man and half fish
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Dagan said he was making this request as a former resident of Sa-Nur whose home was destroyed in 2005.
Dagan and Teles take the reader through the processes that brought conservatives into typically liberal territory, framing crime reform in their terms and doing so in a way that did not portray them as "flip floppers.
Partisans can come to see things differently, Dagan and Teles argue, if they are first convinced that the new position doesn't conflict with their core identities.
But Dagan went further, describing the principle of "defensible borders" as a canard that ignores the intentions and capabilities of the party on the other side of the border.
The Mossad described Dagan as a distinguished member of the Israeli establishment community revered by many both at home and abroad.
Dagan and Erin, who works at Croydon University Hospital, have a year-old son, Hendricks.
Dagan is professor of pediatrics and infectious diseases at Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba, Israel.
chosen to ignore Dagan and put Netanyahu back Their lives too could be disrupted if a peaceful solution is not found.
is not the way to stop it," Dagan was quoted by Haaretz.
While Baal also appears as the son of Dagan in Ugaritic literature, this relationship is purely formulaic, being expressed solely in the fixed phrases "Baal, son of Dagan" (b'l bn dgn) and "Baal, offspring/lineage of Dagan (b'l htk dgn).
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu harmed efforts to prevent the nuclearization of Iran by focusing the world's attention on the potential for an Israeli strike on Iranian nuclear facilities, former Mossad chief Meir Dagan said on Sunday in a joint interview with the Jerusalem Post and the New York Times.
The RAND Corporation sides with Meir Dagan et al against attacking Iran right now.