Azmaveth (founder of a house in Israel)
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth (Person)
AZMAVETH (PERSON) [Heb ʿazmāwet (עַזְמָוֶת)]. The name of several men in the OT. The name Azmaveth itself means “strong (ʿaz) as Death (māweth)” or “strong is Death,” where Death is the personification of the god of death (cf. Hos 13:14; Hab 2:5; Pss 18:5, 49:5, 116:3; Prov 13:14). The LXX reading,
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
AZMAVETH az´muh-veth [עַזְמָוֶתʿazmaweth]. 1. A warrior from BAHURIM, one of David’s mighty men known as the “Thirty” (2 Sam 23:31; 1 Chr 11:33), and father of JEZIEL and PELET (1 Chr 12:3).2. The second of the three sons of JEHOADDAH (1 Chr 8:36), a descendant of King Saul through JONATHAN.3. The