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adonibezek


adonibezek


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Adonibezek 
  lord  of  Bezek,  a  Canaanitish  king  who  having  subdued  seventy  of 
  the  chiefs  that  were  around  him  made  an  attack  against  the 
  armies  of  Judah  and  Simeon,  but  was  defeated  and  brought  as  a 
  captive  to  Jerusalem,  where  his  thumbs  and  great  toes  were  cut 
  off  He  confessed  that  God  had  requited  him  for  his  like  cruelty 
  to  the  seventy  kings  whom  he  had  subdued  (Judg.  1:4-7;  comp.  1 
  Sam.  15:33). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Adoni-bezek,  the  lightning  of  the  Lord;  the  Lord  of  lightning