The Dispossessed People:

The Ashkelonites

    The Ashkelonites were the inhabitants of the city of Ashkelon, which sits on the Mediterranean coast between Ashdod and Gaza.  It was one of the five chief Philistine cities.  The name means "Wandering".


Jsh 13:3
from the Shihor, which is before Egypt, even to the border of Ekron northward, which is counted as Canaanite; the five lords of the Philistines; the Gazites, and the Ashdodites, the Ashkelonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avvim,





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