Ziklag

Ṣīqlạḡ
Ziklag is the biblical name of a town that was located in the Negev region in the south-west of what was the Kingdom of Judah.wikipedia
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Tel Zayit

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It may have been the site of the biblical city of Libnah or of Ziklag.

Achish

Achis
It was a provincial town within the Philistine kingdom of Gath when Achish was king. claims that by the time of David, the town was under the control of Philistines, but subsequently was given by their king - Achish - to David, who at that time was seemingly acting as a vassal of the Philistines.

David

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claims that by the time of David, the town was under the control of Philistines, but subsequently was given by their king - Achish - to David, who at that time was seemingly acting as a vassal of the Philistines.
Achish permits David to reside in Ziklag, close to the border between Gath and Judea, from where he leads raids against the Geshurites, the Girzites and the Amalekites, but leads Achish to believe he is attacking the Israelites in Judah, the Jerahmeelites and the Kenites.

Philistines

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It was a provincial town within the Philistine kingdom of Gath when Achish was king. claims that by the time of David, the town was under the control of Philistines, but subsequently was given by their king - Achish - to David, who at that time was seemingly acting as a vassal of the Philistines. The Book of Genesis refers to Casluhim as the origin of the Philistines.
The identity of the city of Ziklag, which according to the Bible marked the border between the Philistine and Israelite territory, remains uncertain.

Amalek

AmalekitesAmalekite
David requested "a place in one of the country towns" and was awarded Ziklag, which he used as a base for raids against the Geshurites, the Girzites, and the Amalekites, which he conducted away from the oversight of Achish.

Cherethites and Pelethites

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It has also been proposed that Ziklag subsequently became the capital of the Cherethites.
describes the Cherethites as living in the Negev (also called "South") near Ziklag, but the same area is described as the land of the Philistines only two verses later.

Nabal

Nabal the Carmelite
The same narrative position is occupied in the republican source by the story of Nabal, who lived in the region south of Hebron (which includes the Negev).
The same narrative position is occupied in the monarchial source by the story of a raid by Amalekites on the town of Ziklag, and the subsequent defeat of the Amalekites by David.

Bible

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Ziklag is the biblical name of a town that was located in the Negev region in the south-west of what was the Kingdom of Judah.

Negev

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Ziklag is the biblical name of a town that was located in the Negev region in the south-west of what was the Kingdom of Judah.

Kingdom of Judah

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Ziklag is the biblical name of a town that was located in the Negev region in the south-west of what was the Kingdom of Judah.

Gath (city)

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It was a provincial town within the Philistine kingdom of Gath when Achish was king.

Haluza

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At the end of the 19th century, both Haluza (by Wadi Asluj, south of Beersheba) and Khirbet Zuheiliqah (located north-west of Beersheba and south-southeast of Gaza city) had been suggested as possible locations.

Wadi

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At the end of the 19th century, both Haluza (by Wadi Asluj, south of Beersheba) and Khirbet Zuheiliqah (located north-west of Beersheba and south-southeast of Gaza city) had been suggested as possible locations.

Auja al-Hafir

Hafir El AujaAujaal-Auja
At the end of the 19th century, both Haluza (by Wadi Asluj, south of Beersheba) and Khirbet Zuheiliqah (located north-west of Beersheba and south-southeast of Gaza city) had been suggested as possible locations.

Beersheba

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At the end of the 19th century, both Haluza (by Wadi Asluj, south of Beersheba) and Khirbet Zuheiliqah (located north-west of Beersheba and south-southeast of Gaza city) had been suggested as possible locations.

Gaza City

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At the end of the 19th century, both Haluza (by Wadi Asluj, south of Beersheba) and Khirbet Zuheiliqah (located north-west of Beersheba and south-southeast of Gaza city) had been suggested as possible locations.

Book of Genesis

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The Book of Genesis refers to Casluhim as the origin of the Philistines.

Casluhim

The Book of Genesis refers to Casluhim as the origin of the Philistines.

Eponym

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Biblical scholars regard this as an eponym rather than an individual, and it is thought possible that the name is a corruption of Halusah; with the identification of Ziklag as Haluza, this suggests that Ziklag was the original base from which the Philistines captured the remainder of their territory.

Book of Joshua

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In the lists of cities of the Israelites by tribe given in the Book of Joshua, Ziklag appears both as a town belonging to the Tribe of Judah and as a town belonging to the Tribe of Simeon.