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Want to know what the Bible says about Philistines? Here are 116 Bible verses about Philistines from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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1 Samuel 13:22-23 NIV
22 So on the day of the battle not a soldier with Saul and Jonathan had a sword or spear in his hand; only Saul and his son Jonathan had them.
23 Now a detachment of Philistines had gone out to the pass at Mikmash.
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Genesis 10:13-14 NIV
13 Egypt was the father ofthe Ludites, Anamites, Lehabites, Naphtuhites, 14 Pathrusites, Kasluhites (from whom the Philistines came) and Caphtorites.
Jeremiah 47:4 NIV
For the day has come
    to destroy all the Philistines
and to remove all survivors
    who could help Tyre and Sidon.
The Lord is about to destroy the Philistines,
    the remnant from the coasts of Caphtor.
Amos 9:7 NIV
“Are not you Israelites
    the same to me as the Cushites ?”
declares the Lord.
“Did I not bring Israel up from Egypt,
    the Philistines from Caphtor
    and the Arameans from Kir?
Deuteronomy 2:23 NIV
And as for the Avvites who lived in villages as far as Gaza, the Caphtorites coming out from Caphtor destroyed them and settled in their place.)
1 Samuel 30:14 NIV
We raided the Negev of the Kerethites, some territory belonging to Judah and the Negev of Caleb. And we burned Ziklag.”
Zephaniah 2:5 NIV
Woe to you who live by the sea,
    you Kerethite people;
the word of the Lord is against you,
    Canaan, land of the Philistines.
He says, “I will destroy you,
    and none will be left.”
Psalm 87:4 NIV
“I will record Rahab and Babylon
    among those who acknowledge me—
Philistia too, and Tyre , along with Cush
    and will say, ‘This one was born in Zion.’”
Psalm 108:9 NIV
Moab is my washbasin,
    on Edom I toss my sandal;
    over Philistia I shout in triumph.”
Joshua 13:3 NIV
from the Shihor River on the east of Egypt to the territory of Ekron on the north, all of it counted as Canaanite though held by the five Philistine rulers in Gaza, Ashdod, Ashkelon, Gath and Ekron; the territory of the Avvites
Judges 3:3 NIV
the five rulers of the Philistines, all the Canaanites, the Sidonians, and the Hivites living in the Lebanon mountains from Mount Baal Hermon to Lebo Hamath.
1 Samuel 6:16 NIV
The five rulers of the Philistines saw all this and then returned that same day to Ekron.
1 Samuel 6:17 NIV
These are the gold tumors the Philistines sent as a guilt offering to the Lord—one each for Ashdod, Gaza, Ashkelon, Gath and Ekron.
Joshua 13:2 NIV
“This is the land that remains: all the regions of the Philistines and Geshurites,
Joshua 15:45 NIV
Ekron, with its surrounding settlements and villages;
Joshua 15:47 NIV
Ashdod, its surrounding settlements and villages; and Gaza, its settlements and villages, as far as the Wadi of Egypt and the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea.
Genesis 21:22 NIV
At that time Abimelek and Phicol the commander of his forces said to Abraham, “God is with you in everything you do.
Genesis 26:8 NIV
When Isaac had been there a long time, Abimelek king of the Philistines looked down from a window and saw Isaac caressing his wife Rebekah.
Zechariah 9:6 NIV
A mongrel people will occupy Ashdod,
    and I will put an end to the pride of the Philistines.
Judges 16:23 NIV
Now the rulers of the Philistines assembled to offer a great sacrifice to Dagon their god and to celebrate, saying, “Our god has delivered Samson, our enemy, into our hands.”

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