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What is Socoh?
        (branches), a name of two towns in Judah. 1. A city in the plains of Judah. Josh 15:35. It is also called Shoco, 2 Chr 11:7, Shoeho, 2 Chr 28:18, and Shochoh. 1 Sam 17:1. At this place Goliath was slain and the Philistines were defeated. The town was included in one of Solomon's commissariat districts; was fortified by Rehoboam; was seized by the Philistines in the time of Ahaz; and in the time of Eusebius and Jerome was called Soechoth, and lay between 8 and 9 Roman miles from Eleutheropolis, on the road to Jerusalem. It is identified with the ruins esh-Shuweikeh and the Wady Sumt, or "valley of Elah," about 3 1/2 miles south-west of Jerusalem. 2. A town in the mountains of Judah. Josh 15:48. It has been identified with esh-Shuweikeh, about a mile to the north of Jattir and 10 miles south-west of Hebron, in the Wady el-Khalil.

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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'socoh' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary". - Schaff's

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