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  • 1. The equivalent of Ashdod; found in the Apocrypha (Judith ii. 28; I Macc. iv. 15, etc.) and in the New Testament (Acts viii. 40).
  • 2. Mount of Azotus (I Macc. ix. 15), where Judas Maccabeus was killed. It is perhaps identical with 1.
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