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BASCAMA bäs’ kă mă (Βασκαμα). A location mentioned in 1 Maccabees 13:23 near which Jonathan Maccabaeus was killed and buried by Trypho. It is referred to as Basca by Josephus in his Antiq. xiii. 6. 6. It is possibly to be identified with modern el-Jummeizeh, NE of the Sea of Galilee.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(Baskama (1 Macc 13:23)): A town located in the country of Gilead, where Tryphon slew Jonathan, the son of Absalom. Compare JONATHAN (Apocrypha).