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Sorek

Sorek [N] [H] [S]

choice vine, the name of a valley, i.e., a torrent-bed, now the Wady Surar, "valley of the fertile spot," which drains the western Judean hills, and flowing by Makkedah and Jabneel, falls into the sea some eight miles south of Joppa. This was the home of Deliah, whom Samson loved ( Judges 16:4 ).

These dictionary topics are from
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

Bibliography Information

Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Sorek". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

Sorek [N] [E] [S]

vine; hissing; a color inclining to yellow
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

Bibliography Information

Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Sorek'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

Sorek [N] [E] [H]

(red ), The valley of, a wady in which lay the residence of Delilah. ( Judges 16:4 ) It was possibly nearer Gaza than any other of the chief Philistine cities, since thither Samson was taken after his capture at Delilahs house.


[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 'Sorek'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.