Word Summary
Eqron: a Philistine city
Original Word: עֶקְרוֹן
Transliteration: Eqron
Phonetic Spelling: (ek-rone')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Location
Short Definition: a Philistine city
Meaning: Ekron -- a Philistine city
Strong's Concordance

From aqar; eradication; Ekron, a place in Palestine -- Ekron.

see HEBREW aqar


H6138. Eqron

עֶקְרוֺן22 proper name, of a location Ekrôn, Ακκαρων (in Assyrian Am‡arruna COTGlossary, DlPa 289 who proposes עַקָּרוֺן‎ ); — Philistine city, one of the famous five, Amos 1:8; Joshua 13:3 (D) + 4 t. Joshua (P), Judges 1:18; 1 Samuel 5:10 (twice in verse) + 5 t. 1Samuel; 2 Kings 1:2-3, 6, 16; Jeremiah 25:20; Zephaniah 2:4; Zechariah 9:5, 7; modern `Âkir RobBR i. 227 ff. GASmGeogr.198 BuhlGeogr.187 f.