PHILISTINES

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Biblical gentilic 1. An ancient Near Eastern people (2 Nephi 12:6 = Isaiah 2:6; 19:12 = Isaiah 9:12; 21:14 = Isaiah 11:14)

Etymology

PHILISTINES is the name of an ancient Near Eastern people once occupying territory along the eastern Mediterranean coast given in the ISAIAH section of the Book of Mormon but not mentioned as a GN or PN in its own right in the Book of Mormon.

Variants

Deseret Alphabet: ๐™๐†๐ข๐†๐๐“๐†๐ค๐ž (fษชlษชstษชnz)

Notes


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