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Name of two cities in Palestine. (1) A city (Joshua 15:41) of the tribe of Juda "in the plains", that is, the territory below Joppa between the mountains and the Mediterranean. Its site is uncertain. (2) A city (Joshua 19:27) of Aser near Zabulon, supposed to be Tell Daæouk, southeast of Akka.
For references and conjectures see HAGEN, Lex. Biblicum, s.v.
APA citation. (1907). Bethdagon. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02532c.htm
MLA citation. "Bethdagon." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 2. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/02532c.htm>.
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Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John M. Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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