|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
(1 Samuel 5:2), or Beth-dagon, as elsewhere rendered (Joshua 15:41; 19:27), was the sanctuary or temple of Dagon.
The Beth-dagon of Joshua 15:41 was one of the cities of the tribe of Judah, in the lowland or plain which stretches westward. It has not been identified.
The Beth-dagon of Joshua 19:27 was one of the border cities of Asher.
That of 1 Chronicles 10:10 was in the western half-tribe of Manasseh, where the Philistines, after their victory at Gilboa, placed Saul's head in the temple of their god. (Comp. 1 Samuel 31:8-13).
Dagon's (2 Occurrences)
1 Samuel 5:2 And the Philistines took the ark of God, and brought it into the house of Dagon, and set it by Dagon. (See NIV)
1 Samuel 5:5 Therefore neither the priests of Dagon, nor any who come into Dagon's house, tread on the threshold of Dagon in Ashdod, to this day. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS NAS NIV)