1 Samuel 5:2

“When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

When the Philistines tooke the Arke of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the Philistines took the ark of God and brought it to the house of Dagon and set it by Dagon.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.
- American Standard Version (1901)

They took the ark of God into the house of Dagon and put it by the side of Dagon.
- Basic English Bible

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

When the Philistines took the ark of God, they brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.
- Webster's Bible

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

and the Philistines take the ark of God and bring it into the house of Dagon, and set it near Dagon.
- Youngs Literal Bible

And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for 1 Samuel 5:2


5:2 By Dagon - By way of reproach, as a spoil and trophy set there to the honour of Dagon, to whom doubtless they ascribed this victory.


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