fearful, an Edomite, the chief overseer of Saul's flocks (1 Sam. 21:7). At the command of Saul he slew the high priest Ahimelech (q.v.) at Nob, together with all the priests to the number of eighty-five persons. (Comp. Ps. 52, title.)
There is not much in this title to recommend it, as the information that was given by doeg to Saul is not stated accurately.
This is a brief recital of my travels among the doeg Indians.
He knew well that that circumstance in no degree lessened his own guilt, or the guilt of doeg and Saul.
Now doeg, the Edomite, the chief of Saul's herdsmen, was there that day.
A gill o' whisky for ony favor, for it's turned me as seeck as a doeg.
And the king said to doeg, Turn thou, and fall upon the priests.
It was thus intended not only to include in the new county all the lands of the doeg Indians, but also those of the Anacostans.
And the king said to doeg: Turn thou, and fall upon the priests.
Caleb, the dog tribe; doeg, the fish tribe; may be instanced as specimens.
The example of Saul and doeg is but such as would be ordinary, if rulers would but hearken to such calumniators.