philistine


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Synonyms for philistine

a person who is uninterested in intellectual pursuits

a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC

smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and cultural values

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For instance, Bowl 8, a folded rim bowl, is a typical Judean type and it would be of much interest to know how common this type is at Philistine sites.
"Interestingly, the architectural design of this temple, with its two central pillars, is reminiscent of the architectural image that is described in the well-known Biblical story of Samson and the Philistines," Israel National News quoted Maeir, as saying.
"But they are profoundly Philistine ( they are extremely dangerous."
What we really need is a dearth of philistines posing as journalists.
Israel's most feared neighbor was the Philistines, who can make iron weapons, while the Israelites had bronze, which was not that deadly.
A new study of DNA recovered from an ancient Philistine site in the Israeli city of Ashkelon confirms what we know from the Bible -- that the origin of the Philistines is in southern Europe.
The Philistines are famous for their appearance in the Hebrew Bible as the arch-enemies of the Israelites.
SHIKARPUR -- A peaceful mammoth rally against Israel and in favour of people of Philistine took out by Shia Ulema Council Pakistan Shikarpur and Jafaria Students Organization from central Imambargah Karbala Moula Shikarpur up to Lakhidar clock tower, it was taken out by responding call of Allama Syed Sajjid Ali Naqvi, Qaid-eMillat Jafaria, here on after Friday prayer.
Yahweh had defeated the Canaanite and Philistine gods by bringing them into the Promised Land and providing the richness of the land.
Paul Boorstin; DAVID AND THE PHILISTINE WOMAN; Top Hat Books (Fiction: Historical) 19.95 ISBN: 9781785355370
PLAYWRIGHT Lee Hall has labelled Newcastle City Council's decision to cut down the cultural stack as a "philistine" response to Government cuts.
Samson kills a group of Philistine men after they execute his ex-wife (Jud.
Although archaeologists haven't found any evidence of which Israelite king lived there 6 if any 6 the  excavators predict the building was created during King Solomon's reign after finding Philistine pottery that coincided with biblical accounts of Philistinians living in Gezer until the city was vanquished by King David, Solomon's father.
Even the Philistines themselves are barely mentioned, and Lamon and Shipton say specifically "it is dangerous to make definite statements regarding Philistine material at Megiddo, for at best it is poorly represented" (p.