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bezek


bezek


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bezek 
  lightning.  (1.)  The  residence  of  Adoni-bezek,  in  the  lot  of 
  Judah  (Judg.  1:5).  It  was  in  the  mountains,  not  far  from 
  Jerusalem.  Probably  the  modern  Bezkah,  6  miles  south-east  of 
  Lydda. 
 
  (2.)  The  place  where  Saul  numbered  the  forces  of  Israel  and 
  Judah  (1  Sam.  11:8);  somewhere  in  the  centre  of  the  country, 
  near  the  Jordan  valley.  Probably  the  modern  Ibzik  13  miles 
  north-east  of  Shechem. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Bezek,  lightning;  in  the  chains