SERPENT’s STONE (אֶ֣בֶן הַזֹּחֶ֔לֶת, LXX λίθου τοῦ Ζώελεθ, probable meaning, either stone of the crawling thing or the gliding stone); KJV STONE OF ZOHELETH (
A stone or boulder near En-rogel, a spring near Jerusalem in the valley of Kidron, by which Adonijah offered sacrifices in his abortive attempt to become king (
Bibliography G. A. Smith, Jerusalem, I (1907), 109-111; G. R. Driver, “Hebrew Notes,” ZAW, LII (1934), 51, 52; J. A. Montgomery and H. S. Gehman, A Critical and Exegetical Commentary on the Books of the Kings, ICC (1951), 73, 74; J. Simons, Jerusalem in the Old Testament (1952), 158-162; J. Gray, I and II Kings (1963), 81, 82.