Joktheel: Subdued by God.
1. A city of Judah near Lachish
(Joshua 15:38) Perhaps the ruin
Kutlaneh, south of Gezer.
2. Amaziah, king of Judah, undertook a great expedition against
(2 Chronicles 25:5-10) which was completely successful. He routed the
Edomites and slew vast numbers of them. The Song of Solomon wonderful did this
victory appear to him that he acknowledged that it could have
been achieved only by the special help of God, and therefore he
called Selah (q.v.), their great fortress city, by the name of
(2 Kings 14:7)