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Adoni-Bezek

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(ad' oh ni beh' zek) Personal name meaning, “lord of Bezek,” Bezek being a place name meaning, “lightning” or “fragments.” Canaanite king of Bezek. Tribe of Judah defeated him and cut off his thumbs and big toes, a sign of humiliation, before taking him to Jerusalem. There he died (Judges 1:5-7 ). See Bezek .


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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Adoni-Bezek'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hbd/a/adoni-bezek.html. 1991.

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