The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from King James Bible:|
Dagon was fallen upon his face to the earth before the ark of the LORD.
And they took Dagon, and set him in his place again.
SA1 5:4 And when they arose early on the morrow morning, behold, Dagon
was fallen upon his face to the ground before the ark of the LORD; and
the head of Dagon and both the palms of his hands were cut off upon the
threshold; only the stump of Dagon was left to him.
SA1 5:5 Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any that come into
Dagon's house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod unto this day.
SA1 5:6 But the hand of the LORD was heavy upon them of Ashdod, and he
destroyed them, and smote them with emerods, even Ashdod and the coasts
King James Bible