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Bozkath

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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(Heb. Botskath', בָּצְקִת , stony region or hill; Sept. in Joshua Βασεκάθ v. r. Βασεδώθ and Μασχάθ; in Kings Βασκάθ v. r. Βασουρώθ; Josephus Βοσκέθ , Ant. 10:4, 1), a town "in the plain" of Judah, in the vicinity of Lachish and Eglon (Joshua 15:39)it was the native place of Adaiah, the maternal grandfather of King Josiah (2 Kings 22:1, where it is Anglicized 'Boscath"). It is possibly the ruined site Tell Hessy, marked by Van de Velde (Map) at a mile and a half south-east of Ajlun (Eglon).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Bozkath'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​b/bozkath.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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