The New John Gill Exposition of the Entire BibleJoshua 15:39
Lachish and Eglon were royal cities, of which
see (Joshua 10:3) ;
is called Boscath, of which place was the mother of King
Josiah, (2 Kings 21:1) ; some take it to be the same with Bascana, as in the
``And when he came near to Bascama he slew Jonathan, who
was buried there.'' (1 Maccabees 13:23)
also was a royal city, of which see (Joshua 10:3) .