Succoth

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Succoth may mean:

There are three places called Succoth in the Hebrew Bible:

•The place where Jacob settled after his bout with the Angel of YHWH: "And Jacob journeyed to Succoth (סכת), and built for himself a house, and made booths (סכת) for his livestock. Therefore the place is named Succoth (סכות)" (Genesis 33:17); some have noted that this may indicate the point in time when people began to build stables for their cattle, but the meaning of the name of Jacob's mother Rebekah may already hint at that.

•Israel's first camp out of Egypt (Exodus 12:37 and 13:20, spelled סכת).

•A place in Transjordan based on Joshua 13:27 and once inhabited by the Israelite tribe of Gad.