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azekah


azekah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Azekah 
  dug  over  a  town  in  the  Shephelah  or  low  hills  of  Judah  (Josh. 
  15:35),  where  the  five  confederated  Amoritish  kings  were 
  defeated  by  Joshua  and  their  army  destroyed  by  a  hailstrom 
  (10:10,  11).  It  was  one  of  the  places  re-occupied  by  the  Jews  on 
  their  return  from  the  Captivity  (Neh.  11:30). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Azekah,  strength  of  walls