Contributed by John Lowe on May 5, 2018
After their victory at APHEK, the Philistines took the ARK OF THE COVENANT to Ashdod and Ekron, cities upon which God’s judgment quickly fell . The ark was removed then to Beth Shemesh , where it remained until it was taken to KIRJATH JEARIM.
Failure of Naphtali [Judges 1:33]
33 Neither did Naphtali drive out the inhabitants of Bethshemesh, nor the inhabitants of Bethanath; but he dwelt among the Canaanites, the inhabitants of the land: nevertheless the inhabitants of Bethshemesh and of