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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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308] Here Ehud of the book's title makes his appearance, for Ehud was specifically invoked by Sexby because the biblical Ehud killed Eglon, the Moabite who ruled the Hebrews for a time, a tyrannicide justified because Ehud acted as a special instrument of God.