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Bozkath
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Bozkath
Bozkath (בָּצְקַת‎, botsqath). A town located in the Shephelah lowlands of Judah (Josh 15:39; 2 Kgs 22:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Bozkath (Place)
BOZKATH (PLACE) [Heb boṣqat (בָּצְקַת)]. A town situated in the Shephelah, or low country, of Judah (Josh 15:39), within the same district as Lachish and Eglon. This settlement is listed among the towns within the tribal allotment of Judah (Josh 15:21–62; see also BETH-DAGON). Jedidah, mother of Josiah,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Bozkath
Bozkath. Town near Lachish and Eglon in Judah’s territory (Jos 15:39), home of King Josiah’s mother (2 Kgs 22:1, kjv Boscath).
Boscath
Boscath. kjv form of Bozkath, a city in Judah, in 2 Kings 22:1.See Bozkath.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Bozkath
Bozkath bozʹkath [Heb. boṣqaṯ—‘stony’; according to the LXX the qop̱ is not certain and either a daleṯ or a rês was read, hence Gk. Basēdōth, Basourōth]; AV also BOSCATH (2 K. 22:1). A village in the Shephelah between Lachish and Eglon (Josh. 15:39), the birthplace of Adaiah the mother of King
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Bozkath
BOZKATH Town near Lachish and Eglon in Judah’s territory (Jos 15:39), home of King Josiah’s mother (2 Kgs 22:1).
Boscath
BOSCATH* kjv form of Bozkath, a city in Judah, in 2 Kings 22:1. See Bozkath.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bozkath
BOZKATH. A town in the lowlands of Judah between Lachish and Eglon (Josh 15:39), the birthplace of the mother of King Josiah (2 Kgs 22:1).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Bozkath
Bozkath (Heb. boṣqaṯ)A town in the Shephelah of Judah, part of that tribe’s inheritance and the home of Josiah’s mother Jedidah (2 Kgs. 22:1). Although F.-M. Abel linked Bozkath with ed-Dawaʾime, 15 km. (9 mi.) SE of Lachish, his identification is not widely accepted. Bozkath was included within the
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Bozkath
Bozkath [bŏzˊkăth] (Heb. boṣqaṯ) “height”). A village between Lachish and Eglon (Josh. 15:39) which was the birthplace of Adaiah the grandmother of King Josiah (2 Kgs. 22:1; KJV “Boscath”). Its location remains unknown.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bozkath
Boz´kath (rocky height), a city of Judah in the lowlands. Josh. 15:39; 2 Kings 22:1.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Bozkath
BOZ´KATH (bozʹkath). A town in the plain of Judah, near Lachish and Eglon (Josh. 15:39); and the birthplace of Adaiah, maternal grandfather of King Josiah (2 Kings 22:1).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Bozkath
BOZKATH [BAHZ kath] — a town between Eglon and Lachish (Josh. 15:39) and the birthplace of Adaiah, the mother of King Josiah (2 Kin. 22:1; Boscath, KJV).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
BOZKATH
BOZKATH<boz’-kath> (בָּצְקַת‎ [botsqath], “stony”; Septuagint [Βασηδώθ, Basedoth]): A town in the Shephelah of Judah named between Lachish and Eglon (Joshua 15:39). It was the birthplace of Adaiah the mother of King Josiah (2 Kings 22:1; the King James Version “Boscath”). The site is not identified.