Although Ashdod, Ashkelon and Gat were originally Plishti cities, today they are part of modern Israel.

After looking at the map below, why do you think the Plishtim of Ashdod might have had a God in the image of a fish?

Map of Modern Ashdod and Gat

Artist interpretation of Dagon

(Question for thought: Is this drawing like Rashi's explanation in פסוק ב or is it the Radak's explanation in פסוק ד?)

Artist interpretation of Dagon
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