1 Samuel 5:2
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New American Standard Bible
Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it to the house of Dagon and set it by Dagon.

King James Bible
When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.

Darby Bible Translation
And the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.

World English Bible
The Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.

Young's Literal Translation
and the Philistines take the ark of God and bring it into the house of Dagon, and set it near Dagon.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

They brought it into the house of Dagon (see the marginal reference) in order to enhance the triumph of the gods of the Philistines over the God of Israel. (Compare 1 Samuel 31:9; Judges 16:23; Isaiah 37:12.)

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Judges 16:23
Now the lords of the Philistines assembled to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god, and to rejoice, for they said, "Our god has given Samson our enemy into our hands."

1 Chronicles 10:8
It came about the next day, when the Philistines came to strip the slain, that they found Saul and his sons fallen on Mount Gilboa.

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