Which Philistine city's name means
"migration" in Hebrew: Askelon or Asdod?
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Askelon - whose name
means "migration" in
Hebrew - was 10 miles south of Ashdod. It was the only Philistine city that was
a port and it was the birthplace of Herod.
Ashod - whose name
means "ravages" in Hebrew - was the central site of Dagon worship in
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