Azekah



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).

Historical Examples

Socoh was on the south side of the Valley of Elah and azekah was across the wady to the northwest.
Biblical Geography and History Charles Foster Kent

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