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[ley-kish] /ˈleɪ kɪʃ/
a Canaanite city captured by Joshua: now an archaeological site in Israel. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • But they pursued him thither, and even Lachish would not protect him.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • In the south-west only, Lachish and Azeka offered opposition.

  • A relief of the palace of Sennacherib at Kuyundshik (p. 106) shows us the king in the camp at Lachish.

  • The strong places were invested: one city after another surrendered, only Lachish and Aseka resisted for any length of time.

  • Sennacherib then proceeded to Lachish, where he received the submission of the neighboring kinglets.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • As nothing is said of the capture of Gezer, this must refer only to the force which went to the aid of Lachish.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • At Lachish, Petrie found massive city walls, though he did not describe them in detail.

    Archology and the Bible George A. Barton
  • Lachish, a very ancient city, was captured by the Hebrews when they first came into Palestine.

    The Bible Story Rev. Newton Marshall Hall
  • Lachish was evidently a very strong city, and it is so depicted in the palace-tablets at Kouyunjik.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar
  • He had therefore established his headquarters at Lachish, and did not superintend the final operations against the city.

    The Expositor's Bible F. W. Farrar

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