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Meaning: a fence; hedge

(1 Chronicles 4:18; Revised Version, Soco)=So'choh (1 Kings 4:10; Revised Version, Socoh), Sho'choh (1 Samuel 17:1; Revised Version, Socoh), Sho'co (2 Chronicles 11:7; Revised Version, Soco), Sho'cho (2 Chronicles 28:18; Revised Version, Soco)

a city in the plain or lowland of Judah, where the Philistines encamped when they invaded Judah after their defeat at Michmash

It lay on the northern side of the valley of Elah (Wady es-Sunt). It has been identified with the modern Khurbet Shuweikeh, about 14 miles southwest of Jerusalem. In this campaign Goliath was slain, and the Philistines were completely routed.