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Jeremiah 6:1 , a city of Judah, now in ruins, situated on an extended height, twelve miles south of Jerusalem. Here originated the wise woman who was Joab's agent, 2 Samuel 14:2 , and Amos the prophet, Amos 1:1 . It was inhabited by Christians in the time of the crusades.

The wilderness of Tekoa, mentioned in 2 Chronicles 20:20 , inclines toward the Dead Sea.


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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Tekoa'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/ats/t/tekoa.html. 1859.

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