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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Ziklag

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ZIKLAG . A town given by Achish king of Gath to the outlawed David ( 1 Samuel 27:6; 1 Samuel 30:1 ff., 2Sa 1:1; 2 Samuel 4:10 , 1 Chronicles 12:1; 1 Chronicles 12:20 ). In the national register of cities it is assigned to Judah ( Joshua 15:31 ) or to Simeon ( Joshua 19:5 ), and is mentioned also in the post-exilic list ( Nehemiah 11:28 ). It has been identified with Zuheilîqa , 11 m. S. E. of Gaza, and 20 m. S.W. from Eleutheropolis.

H. L. Willett.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Ziklag'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/z/ziklag.html. 1909.

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