Easton's Bible Dictionary
God is its fear, a city in the tribe of Dan. It was a city of refuge and a Levitical city (Joshua 21:23 ). It has been identified with Beit-Likia, north-east of latrum.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A city on Dan's border, allotted to the Kohaihites (Joshua 19:44; Joshua 21:23).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
City of Dan given to the Kohathites. Joshua 19:44 ; Joshua 21:23 . Identified with Beit Likia,
31 52' N, 35 4' E .
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Of grace or mercy
- Village in the Shephelah district of Judah (Joshua 15:41 ), likely khirbet Farad about twenty-two miles west of Jerusalem between Timnah and Eltekeh
- or Eltekeh
(ehl teh keh) Place name meaning, “place of meeting,” “place of hearing,” or “plea for rain
- The Egyptians and their allies who had moved to support Hezekiah were defeated at Eltekeh
- Sennacherib defeated the kings of Egypt and Ethiopia at Eltekeh
- The allies thus brought together were defeated at Eltekeh
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