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Avith
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Avith
Avith (עֲוִית‎, awith; Γετθαίμ, Getthaim). A city in Edom and the capital of Hadad, son of Bedad, a king of Edom (Gen 36:35; 1 Chr 1:46).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Avith (Place)
AVITH (PLACE) [Heb ʿăwı̂t (עֲוִית)]. The residence of the Edomite “king” Hadad son of Bedad (Gen 36:35; 1 Chr 1:46). See HADAD (PERSON). According to the rules of postexilic Heb and Aram orthography, ʿwyt may render Ar Ghuwaith, attested as a personal name in Safaitic, S Safaitic, Minaean, and Qatabanian
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Avith
Avith āʹvith [Heb. awîṯ; Gk. Getthaim—‘two presses’ (?)]. The royal city of Hadad, son of Bedad king of Edom (Gen. 36:35; 1 Ch. 1:46), identified by Abel (GP, II, 257) with Khirbet el-Jiththeh between Ma‘ân and el-Basṭa. The Arabic and Greek words are obviously similar, but no phonetic relationship
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Avith
AVITH. The city or home of Hadad, son of Bedad, fourth king of Edom, who ruled before there were any kings in Israel (Gen 36:35; 1 Chr 1:46).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Avith
Avith (Heb. ʿăwɩ̂ṯ)A city of Edom and the home of King Hadad, whose father Bedad had defeated the Midianites (Gen. 36:35; 1 Chr. 1:46). A possible location is Khirbet el-Jiththeh, between Maʿân and el-Basṭa.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Avith
Avith [āˊvĭth] (Heb. ˓awîṯ; “ruin”). A city of Edom and the home of King Hadad, whose father Bedad had defeated the Midianites (Gen. 36:35; 1 Chr. 1:46). Its location has been suggested as Khirbet el-Jiththeh between Ma˓ân and el-Basṭa.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Avith
A´vith (ruins), the city of Hadad ben-Bedad, one of the kings of Edom before there were kings in Israel. Gen. 36:35; 1 Chron. 1:46.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Avith
A´VITH (aʹvith). A city of the Edomites, capital of King Hadad before there were kings in Israel (Gen. 36:35; 1 Chron. 1:46).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AVITH
AVITH<a’-vith> עֲוִית‎ [̀awith]: The royal city of Hadad king of Edom (Genesis 36:35; 1 Chronicles 1:46). The Septuagint reads [Γετθαίμ, Getthaim]. There is no clue to its identification.
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