Tekoa; Tekoah

Boyd’s Bible Dictionary:

(fort). A town of Judah on the Hebron ridge, six miles from Bethlehem, and on the border of the wilderness (2 Chron. 20:20; Jer. 6:1). Colonized by Ashur (1 Chron. 2:24; 4:5); fortified by Rehoboam (2 Chron. 11: 6). Home of the “wise woman” who interceded for Absalom (2 Sam. 14:2-9). Birthplace and residence of the prophet Amos (Amos 1:1). Now Tekua.

Concise Bible Dictionary:

City of Judah, probably founded by the preceding. Rehoboam built or fortified it “for defense” (2 Chron. 11:6). The “wise woman” Joab employed to speak to the king respecting the return of Absalom was from this city (2 Sam. 14:2,4,9). Being built on a hill it was a suitable place for blowing the trumpet in time of danger, as in Jeremiah 6:1. The prophet Amos was among its herdsmen. Identified with ruins at Tekua, 31° 38' N, 35° 12' E. The WILDERNESS OF TEKOA was probably on its east (2 Chron. 20:20).

Strong’s Dictionary of Hebrew Words:

Transliteration:
Tqowa`
Phonic:
tek-o’-ah
Meaning:
a form of 8619; Tekoa, a place in Palestine
KJV Usage:
Tekoa, Tekoah

Jackson’s Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names:

a trumpet blast: to thrust

Potts’ Bible Proper Names:

Pitching of a tent; trumpet-clang:―a place in Palestine [TEKOA], 2 Sam. 14:2. {Fixio tentorii}