Soco, Socoh

SOCO, SOCOH (sō'kō, Heb. sōkhōh, branches). 1. One of the cities given to the tribe of Judah (Josh.15.35). Later, King Rehoboam strengthened this city after the northern tribes had revolted (2Chr.11.7). From this city Solomon drew his supplies (1Kgs.4.10). It is identified with Khirbet Shuweikeh.

2. About ten miles (seventeen km.) SW of Hebron lies another city by this name (Josh.15.48).