Places Study on Eltekon

Places Study on Eltekon

Joshua 15: And Maarath, and Bethanoth, and Eltekon; six cities with their villages:

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Eltekon
(ehl tih' kahn) Place name meaning, “securing advice.” Village in tribal territory of Judah in southern hill country (Joshua 15:59 ). Its location is unknown, though some have suggested khirbet ed-Deir west of Bethlehem.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Eltekon
A town in Judah's mountains (Joshua 15:59).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Eltekon
Mountain city of Judah. Joshua 15:59 . Not identified.

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Hezekiah - In the former invasion Sennacherib in his first, expedition inflicted a decisive blow on the united forces of Egypt and Ethiopia at Altagu (possibly the Eltekon of Joshua 15:59); but now he was forced to raise the siege of Pelusium by Tirhakah, and send an imperious letter to Hezekiah by Rabshakeh, whose sneers at his religious reforms in removing the high places (2 Kings 18:22-32) and flattering promises in fluent Hebrew to the people favor the idea that he was a renegade Jew