“And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it from Ebenezer unto Ashdod.”
King James Version (KJV)
5:2 By Dagon - By way of reproach, as a spoil and trophy set there to the honour of Dagon, to whom doubtless they ascribed this victory.
5:3 They - The priests of Dagon. Set him - Supposing his fall was casual.