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Eglon

(ĕg`lŏn), in the Bible. 1 King of Moab. He was murdered by Ehud, who became judge of Israel. 2 City, ancient Palestine, near Lachish. It was one of the cities allied against Joshua, who destroyed it after the battle of Ajalon. It was excavated in 1890 by W. M. F. PetriePetrie, Sir William Matthew Flinders
, 1853–1942, English archaeologist, a noted Egyptologist. He excavated ancient remains in Britain (1875–80), Egypt (1880–1924), and Palestine (1927–38) and was (1892–1933) professor of Egyptology at University
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, who there devised a system of pottery dating used in biblical archaeologybiblical archaeology,
term applied to the archaeology of the biblical lands, especially those of the ancient Middle East. While the thousands of written texts found in the languages of the ancient Middle East illuminate the Bible itself, the artifacts uncovered by archaeologists
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. Eglon is the present-day Tel Hasi, Israel.

Eglon

obese Moabite king; sword engulfed by adiposity. [O.T.: Judges 3:17–22]
See: Fatness
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Other artists of the 'fine-painting' school-Franz van Mieris, Willem van Mieris, Gerard Ter Bosch, Gabriel Metsu, and Eglon van der Neer-are also represented in the exhibit.
(12) NON-SPECIFIED MEANINGS: 'eglon 'carter, coachman' ('agala 'carriage, wagon', CNST: 'eglat-), purimon 'Purim festival', re'avon (16) 'hunger' (ra'av 'hunger', [square root]r'v), rison 'first' (ros 'head'), sabaton 'sabbatical' (sabat 'Sabbath', [square root]sbt), (17) xicon 'exterior; external' (xuc 'outside.N', [square root]xwc)
So we learn in the Book of Judges that Eglon, king of Moab, was "a very fat man." Eglon's girth is significant because of the nature of his demise: His enemy Ehud will thrust a dagger into Eglon's belly, an easy target.
Iain Curson hit a hat-trick and Steven Eglon and Ryan Armin both doubles as Division Two's Stanley Ball Alley thumped Division Three strugglers Stanley Imperial Hotel 10-0 in the Consett Aged Miners Charity Cup.
Sasson discusses the ways in which some modern satirical readings of the Ehud story in the same book are stretched too far ("Ethically Cultured Interpretations: The Case of Eglon's Murder [Judges 3]," pp.
Five-bedroom Eglon House in plush Primrose Hill has its own cinema, a swimming pool, two kitchens and an orangery on a private roof terrace.
This usage is found in the term bari, as in Genesis 41:2 when the fat, healthy cows in Pharaoh's dream are described as briot basar and in Judges 3:17 describing Eglon the King of Moab as a very fat (bari) man.
First through the landscape artist Aert van der Neer, and then his son, the historical painter Eglon van der Neer.
Esto es evidente en El Bethel, en donde todas las calles y la mayoria de los pequenos comercios llevan nombres de lugares biblicos (Betania, Eglon, Egipto, etc.), incluyendo a instituciones gubernamentales como el Centro de Salud que lleva el nombre de la colonia.
He then destroyed Makkedah and its people, and then Libnah, Lachish, Eglon and Hebron.