Accaron

ACCARON. Apoc. form of Ekron.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

Mentioned in 1 Macc 10:89 the King James Version; a town of the Philistines, known as Ekron (`eqron) in Old Testament, which King Alexander gave to Jonathan Maccabeus as a reward for successful military service in western Palestine. It is also mentioned in the days of the Crusades. See Ekron.