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  1. a Canaanite city captured by Joshua: now an archaeological site in Israel.
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Examples from the Web for lachish

Historical Examples

  • 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