Boz'kath (Heb. Botskath', בָּצקִת, stony region or hill; Sept. in Joshua Βασεκάθ v. r. Βασεδώθ and Μασχάθ; in Kings Βασκάθ v. r. Βασουρώθ; Josephus Βοσκέθ, Ant. 10:4, 1), a town "in the plain" of Judah, in the vicinity of Lachish and Eglon (Jos 15:39)it was the native place of Adaiah, the maternal grand.
father of King Josiah (2Ki 22:1, where it is Anglicized 'Boscath"). It is possibly the ruined site Tell Hessy, marked by Van de Velde (Map) at a mile and a half south-east of Ajlun (Eglon).