Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Bezek : lightning.

  1. The residence of Adoni-bezek, in the lot of Judah (Judges 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 Samuel 11:8); somewhere in the centre of the country, near the Jordan valley. Probably the modern Ibzik, 13 miles north-east of Shechem.
Related Resources
  • Hitchcocks’s Bible Names
  • Smith’s Bible Dictionary