Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
KARKOR . A place apparently in Gilead ( Judges 8:10 ). The site is unknown.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Foundation, a place in the open desert wastes on the east of Jordan (Judges 8:10 ), not far beyond Succoth and Penuel, to the south. Here Gideon overtook and routed a fugitive band of Midianites under Zeba and Zalmunna, whom he took captive.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Where Gideon finally dispersed the remains of Zebah and Zalmunna's host (Judges 8:10-11), E. of Jordan, in the open region of the nomadic tribes. The rich plain En Nukrah in the Hauran. From a root "to dig," expressing deep soft level ground; related to Kerak, "an even floor."
Holman Bible Dictionary
(kahr kay' uh) Place name meaning “soft, level ground.” A mountainous village in the eastern region of Gilead during the period of the judges. The exact site has not been located. Gideon and three hundred Israelite men conducted their second surprise attack on the Midianites at Karkor. According to Judges 8:10-11 , Zebah and Zalmunna, two Midianites leaders, were encamped at Karkor with fifteen thousand troops when Gideon attacked and routed them.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
Place in the east of Jordan, where the host of Zebah and Zalmunna encamped. Judges 8:10 . Not identified.
Karkor - Karkor
Karkor - Gideon and three hundred Israelite men conducted their second surprise attack on the Midianites at Karkor. According to Judges 8:10-11 , Zebah and Zalmunna, two Midianites leaders, were encamped at Karkor with fifteen thousand troops when Gideon attacked and routed them
Zebah - Zebah and Zalmunna were their kings slain by Gideon at Karkor, high up on the Hauran, where they had fled by the ford further to the N
Zebah - Zebah and Zalmunna had succeeded in escaping across the Jordan with a remnant of the Midianite host, but were overtaken at Karkor, probably in the Hauran, and routed by Gideon
Succoth - After overtaking and routing this band at Karkor, Gideon on his return visited the rulers of the city with severe punishment
Gideon - ...
Coming unexpectedly on the host which thought itself "secure" amidst their Bedouin countrymen at Karkor, in a third battle he defeated them and slew Zebah and Zalmunnah the two kings (emirs) after battle, in just retribution for their having slain his kingly brothers in cold blood at Tabor; then he taught by corporal punishment with thorns the elders of Succoth to know their error, and beat down the tower of Penuel