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bezek in the Bible

lightning. (1.) The residence of Adoni-bezek, in the lot of Judah (Judg. 1:5). It was in the mountains, not far from Jerusalem. Probably the modern Bezkah, 6 miles south-east of Lydda. (2.) The place where Saul numbered the forces of Israel and Judah (1 Sam. 11:8); somewhere in the centre of the country, near the Jordan valley. Probably the modern Ibzik, 13 miles north-east of Shechem.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • The locality of bezek which the king of the Canaanites held as his chief fortress is not known.

    Judges and Ruth Robert A. Watson
  • The town of bezek, which they first conquered, has not yet been identified.

    Biblical Geography and History Charles Foster Kent

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