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Bezek

Bezek [N] [E] [H]

(lightning ).

  1. The residence of Adonibezek, ( Judges 1:6 ) in the lot of Judah. ver. ( Judges 1:3 )
  2. Where Saul numbered the forces of Israel and Judah before going to the relief of Jabesh-gilead. ( 1 Samuel 11:8 ) This was doubtless somewhere in the centre of the country, near the Jordan valley. No identification of either place has been made in modern times.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Bezek'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.