Eltekeh

Eltekeh
   God is its fear, a city in the tribe of Dan. It was a city of refuge and a Levitical city (Josh. 21:23). It has been identified with Beit-Likia, north-east of latrum.

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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