And Judah went up; and the LORD delivered the Canaanites and the Perizzites into their hand: and they slew of them in Bezek ten thousand men.
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George Leo Haydock
Pherezite. This name denotes "a countryman "as the former does "a merchant. "None of the children of Chanaan were of this appellation, Genesis x. 15. The people of the country assembled therefore at Bezec, where Saul called a rendezvous when he was going to attack Jabes, and which seems to have been near the Jordan, 17 miles from Sichem. (Eusebius; St. Jerome)
It signifies "lightning. "A place of this name lies to the west of Bethlehem. (Menochius)