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Map of Old Testament Israel - Socoh
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Socoh Kh. 'Abbad. in Shephelah of Judah, Josh. 15. 35; 1 Sam. 17. 1; 2 Chr. 28. 18 Soco, RSV; Socoh, Shochoh, or Shocho, KJV)
Joshua 15:35 -
Jarmuth, and Adullam, Socoh, and Azekah,
1 Samuel 17:1 - Now the Philistines gathered together their armies to battle, and were gathered together at Shochoh, which [belongeth] to Judah, and pitched between Shochoh and Azekah, in Ephesdammim.
2 Chronicles 28:18 - The Philistines also had invaded the cities of the low country, and of the south of Judah, and had taken Bethshemesh, and Ajalon, and Gederoth, and Shocho with the villages thereof, and Timnah with the villages thereof, Gimzo also and the villages thereof: and they dwelt there.
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