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  1. Jan 2023
    1. Gath was destroyed at the end of the 9th centuryBCE by Hazael, the Aramean king of Damascus
    2. duringIron Age IIA, the 10th–9th centuries BCE, Gath in the Elah Valley becamethe dominant Philistine center and the biblical tradition recounting theborder disputes between the Philistines and the Israelites accordingly shiftsfrom the Sorek Valley to the Elah Valley.