Origin of philistine
Related formsphil·is·tin·ism [fil-uh-stee-niz-uhm, -stahy-, fi-lis-tuh-niz-uhm, -tee-] /ˈfɪl ə stiˌnɪz əm, -staɪ-, fɪˈlɪs təˌnɪz əm, -ti-/, noun
Examples from the Web for philistines
He was wrong, of course, even scripturally: the Philistines loved Goliath.
The first invasion of the Philistines took place soon after David was anointed king over all Israel.The Expositor's Bible: The Second Book of Samuel|W. G. Blaikie
What could uncircumcised Philistines know about these precious realities?Elijah the Tishbite|C. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh
Now Saul thought to deliver David into the hands of the Philistines.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various