Lords of the Philistines

(ceren, same as Hebrew word for "axle," probably a native designation): These "lords" (Jos 13:3; Jg 3:3; 16:5, etc.; 1Sa 5:8,11, etc.), elsewhere called "princes" (sar, 1Sa 18:30; 29:3-4,9), were the petty rulers or kings of the 5 Philistine cities, Gaza, Ashkelon, Ashdod, Ekron, Gath.

See PHILISTINES.

 
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