Jerom says F13 there were two little villages in his day of the name of Socho, as you go to Aelia (or Jerusalem), from Eleutheropolis, in the ninth mile on the public way, one in the mountain, and the other in the plain, (the same with this,) both of which were called Socoth: of this place was Antigonus, president of the sanhedrim, and successor of Simeon the just, called in the Misnah F14 a man of Socho;
F13 De loc. Heb. fol. 94. I.
F14 Pirke Abot, c. 1. sect. 3.