Questions tagged [philistines]
Questions about the people, customs, culture, and religion of the Philistine people in the Bible
Why didn't the Philistines assassinate Samson with archers? [closed]
It seems that the Philistines had a one-track mind--or, at least, a one-weapon arsenal against Samson: ropes! And the lords of the Philistines came up unto her, and said unto her, Entice him, and see ...
Is there any significance to why God cursed the Philistines with Hemorrhoids? (1 Sam. 5)
I was just reading through 1 Sam. 5 again, and for some reason this time, it struck me as weird. I had never considered just how weird God's curse of hemorrhoids was. Now, it's certainly probably not ...
How would marrying Saul's daughter be a snare/stumbling block to David?
1 Samuel 18:20-21 (KJV): And Michal Saul's daughter loved David: and they told Saul, and the thing pleased him. And Saul said, I will give him her, that she may be a snare to him, and that the hand ...
In 1 Samuel 9:16 is the "cry" about phillistines or their need for a king?
1 Samuel 9:16 NASB , 16 “About this time tomorrow I will send you a man from the land of Benjamin, and you shall anoint him to be prince over My people Israel; and he will deliver My people from ...
In Genesis 26:18, historical reasons why Philistines might have filled Abraham's wells of water?
In Genesis chapter 26, there are a number of points noted about wells of water. Using the NKJV, particular points paint an odd picture. First, Genesis 26:15, 17-18 (NKJV, bold added): 15 Now the ...
In 1 Samuel 29:9, why did Achish tell David he was as good as an angel?
Why did Achish tell David he was as good as an angel in 1 Samuel 29:9? And Achish answered and said to David, "I know that thou art good in my sight, as an angel of God: not withstanding the ...
Zechariah 9:6-7 What is the meaning of Philistine and Jebusite?
And a bastard shall dwell in Ashdod, and I will cut off the pride of the Philistines. And I will take away his blood out of his mouth, and his abominations from between his teeth: but he that ...