A king of Moab, who, with the help of Ammon and Amalek, subdued the southern and eastern tribes of the Jews. He made Jericho his seat of government, and held his power eighteen years, but was then slain by Ehud, and his people expelled, Judges 3:12-31.
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Rand, W. W. "Entry for 'EGLON'". "American Tract Society Bible Dictionary".