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.)

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  • DOEG — (Heb. דּוֹיֵג, דּוֹאֵג, דֹּאֵג), the Edomite, one of Saul s court officials and his trusted adviser (I Sam. 22:9). The epithet הָאֲדֹמִי (the Edomite; Ps. 52:2) points up Doeg s foreign origin. He was probably responsible for the king s property… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Doeg — (eigentlich: Doëg) ist ein im Alten Testament namentlich erwähnter Mann. Doeg entstammte dem Stamm der Edomiter und diente im Heer König Sauls. Außerdem erwähnt die Bibel noch, dass er im Gefolge Sauls als Herr über die Hirten eingesetzt war.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Doeg — can refer to: Doeg the Edomite, a herdsman in the time of King David Doeg (tribe), a tribe of Native Americans in Northern Virginia in the 17th century, known for their role in Bacon s rebellion. This disambiguation page lists articles associated …   Wikipedia

  • Doeg — Doeg, Idumäer u. Aufseher über die Hirten Sauls, verrieth den Hohenpriester Ahimelech, welcher David auf seiner Flucht vom Hofe des Saul aufnahm u. demselben die Schaubrode u. das Schwert des Goliath gab, u. veranlaßte dadurch die Ermordung des… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • DOEG — i. e. sollicitus, sive piscator, homo calumniator, et sanguinarius, unus ex pastoribus Saulis. Vide 1 Sam. c. 22. v. 9, 10, 18, 19. Contra hunc David composuit, Psalm. 52. v. 2. Vide proro Ioseph. Antiqq. l. 6. c. 14. Torniel. A. M. 2974. n. 8 …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Doeg — This is an anglicized form of the Olde Scots Gaelic name Mac Gille Doig a compound of the elements mac meaning son of , gille , a servant, plus the personal name Doig, a short form of Cadog. The name therefore translates as son of St. Cadog s… …   Surnames reference

  • Doeg tribe — Doeg Total population Extinct as a tribe Regions with significant populations Northern Virginia and Maryland Languages Piscataway or Nanticoke (historical) Religion Native religion …   Wikipedia

  • Doeg the Edomite — Doeg was an Edomite, chief herdsman to Saul, King of Israel.[1] He is mentioned in the Hebrew Bible book of First Samuel, chapters 21 and 22, where he is depicted as responsible for the deaths of a large number of priests. Biblical account After… …   Wikipedia

  • Doeg (tribe) — The Doeg people were a Native American tribe that lived in northern Virginia. They are best known for their role as raiding the farmer Thomas Mathews in July of 1675 in Bacon s Rebellion …   Wikipedia

  • DOEG —    a herdsman of Saul (1 Sam. xxi. 7); a name applied by Dryden to Elkanah Settle in Absalom and Achitophel …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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