Bozkath (Lachish)

Bozkath (Lachish) and surrounding area

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Additional data from
Joshua 15:39 Lachish, Bozkath, Eglon,

2 Kings 22:1 Josiah was eight years old when he began to reign; and he reigned thirty-one years in Jerusalem: and his mother's name was Jedidah the daughter of Adaiah of Bozkath.


boz'-kath (botsqath, "stony"; Septuagint 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.

Strong's Hebrew
H1218: Botsqath

a city in Judah

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