ChristianAnswers.Net WebBible Encyclopedia
Meaning: face of God
a place not far from Succoth, on the east of the Jordan and north of the river Jabbok
A town was afterwards built there (Judges 8:8; 1 Kings 12:25). The men of this place refused to succour Gideon and his little army when they were in pursuit of the Midianites (Judges 8:1-21). On his return, Gideon slew the men of this city and razed its lofty watch-tower to the ground.