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KARKOR (kar'kôr, Heb. qarqōr). A place in the territory of the Ammonites where Zebah and Zalmunna were resting with the remains of the great army of the Midianites, and where Gideon overtook them and destroyed them (Judg.8.10). Its exact location is unknown.

KARKOR kar’ kôr (קַּרְקֹ֗ר). A place, apparently in Gilead, where Gideon defeated the Midianites under Zeba and Zalmunna (Judg 8:10, 11). The site is unknown.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

An unidentified place where Gideon surprised and overwhelmed the remnants of the army of Zeba and Zalmunnah (Jud 8:10 ). It probably corresponds to Qarkar mentioned by Shalmaneser II, S. of Hamath (KB, I, 173).