the bullock; place of heifers. (1.) Chieftain or king of one of the Moabite tribes (Judg. 3:12-14). Having entered into an alliance with Ammon and Amalek, he overran the trans-Jordanic region, and then crossing the Jordan, seized on Jericho, the "city of palm trees," which had been by this time rebuilt, but not as a fortress. He made this city his capital, and kept Israel in subjection for eighteen years. The people at length "cried unto the Lord" in their distress, and he "raised them up a deliverer" in Ehud (q.v.), the son of Gera, a Benjamite. (2.) A city in Judah, near Lachish (Josh. 15:39). It was destroyed by Joshua (10:5, 6). It has been identified with Tell Nejileh, 6 miles south of Tell Hesy or Ajlan, north-west of Lachish. (See LACHISH.)
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So the children of Israel served eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.
He first sought to put the hostile king, eglon, out of the way.
The children of Israel sent tribute by him to eglon the king of Moab.
And the children of Israel served eglon the king of Moab eighteen years.
And the children of Israel sent presents to eglon, king of Moab, by him.
And the children of Israel served eglon, king of Moab, eighteen years.
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What have I to do with Ehud and eglon, and slaughters, and tyrannies?
For the eglon of superstition Science has a message from Truth.