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Jokthe-el

Jokthe-el [N] [E]

(subdued by God ).

  1. A city in the low country of Judah, ( Joshua 15:38 ) named next to Lachish.
  2. "God-subdued," the title given by Amaziah to the cliff (Authorized Version Selah) --the stronghold of the Edomites-- after he had captured it from them. ( 2 Kings 14:7 ) The parallel narrative of ( 2 Chronicles 25:11-13 ) supplies fuller details.

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

Bibliography Information

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