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Azmaveth (town)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth
Azmaveth (בַּיִת עַזְמָוֶת‎, bayith azmaweth; עַזְמָוֶת‎, azmaweth; Βαιτασμων, Baitasmōn). A town near Jerusalem where people lived after returning from exile (Ezra 2:24; Neh 12:29). The town is also called Beth-Azmaveth (Neh 7:28) and Bethasmoth (1 Esdras 5:18). In Nehemiah 12:29, singers from Azmaveth
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth (Place)
AZMAVETH (PLACE) [Heb ʿazmāwet (עַזְמָוֶת)]. Var. BETH-AZMAVETH; BETHASMOTH. A village in the Judean hills N of Jerusalem probably established during the Israelite period (LBHG, 108), but remembered in the text from the time of the return from exile. The village is remembered as Azmaveth (Ezra 2:24,
Bethasmoth (Place)
BETHASMOTH (PLACE) [Gk Baitasmōn (Βαιτασμων)]. An alternate form of Azmaveth.
Beth-Azmaveth (Place)
BETH-AZMAVETH (PLACE) [Heb bêt-ʿazmawet (בֵּית־עַזְמַוֶת)]. An alternate form of Azmaveth.
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Azmaveth (Place)
Azmaveth (Place). Town near Anathoth. Forty-two men from the town returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:24; Beth-azmaveth, Neh 7:28; “Beth-asmoth,” 1 Esd 5:18). Later, Azmaveth supplied singers to help celebrate the dedication of the rebuilt wall of Jerusalem (Neh 12:29). It has been
Beth-azmaveth
Beth-azmaveth. Alternate name for Azmaveth, a town near Jerusalem, in Nehemiah 7:28.See Azmaveth (Place).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Azmaveth
Azmaveth az-māʹvəth [Heb. ‘azmāweṯ—possibly ‘Mot is strong’; Gk. Asmōth, Azmōth]; NEB BETH-AZMOTH. A place settled by forty-two “sons of Azmaveth” who returned from the Babylonian Captivity with Zerubbabel (Ezr. 2:24). In Neh. 7:28 it is called Beth-azmaveth, “the place of Azmaveth,” indicating
Bethasmoth
Bethasmoth beth-azʹmoth [Gk. Baithasmōth]; AV BETHSAMOS. A place mentioned in the census of the men who returned from the Babylonian Captivity (1 Esd. 5:18), spelled “Beth-azmaveth” in Neh. 7:28. See Azmaveth.W. S. LaSor
Beth-Azmaveth
Beth-Azmaveth beth-az-māʹvəth [Heb. bêṯ ‘azmāweṯ]; NEB BETH-AZMOTH. A place named in the census of men who returned from the Exile (Neh. 7:28), identified with Azmaveth on the basis of Ezr. 2:24.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth (Place)
AZMAVETH (Place) Town near Anathoth. Forty-two men from the town returned from the Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:24; “Beth-azmaveth,” Neh 7:28). Later, Azmaveth supplied singers to help celebrate the dedication of the rebuilt wall of Jerusalem (Neh 12:29). It has been identified as Hizmeh,
Beth-Azmaveth
BETH-AZMAVETH Alternate name for Azmaveth, a town near Jerusalem, in Nehemiah 7:28. See Azmaveth (Place).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Azmaveth
Azmaveth (az´muh-veth; Heb., “death is strong”).1 One of David’s elite troops known as “the Thirty” (2 Sam. 23:31).2 A Benjaminite descendant of Saul’s son Jonathan (1 Chron. 8:36).3 The father of Jaziel and Pelet, two of Saul’s kinsmen from the tribe of Benjamin who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chron.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Azmaveth
AZMAVETH1. A member of David’s elite corps of 30 valiant men (2 Sam 23:31; 1 Chr 11:33). He was a native of the town of Bahurim in Benjamin, just E of Jerusalem. He was probably the father of two young Benjamites who deserted Saul to join David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:3).2. The son of Jehoaddah, a descendant
Beth-Azmaveth
BETH-AZMAVETH. A village in the vicinity of Jerusalem, also called Azmaveth (q.v.), where 42 of its inhabitants returned from the Babylonian Captivity (Neh 7:28; Ezr 2:24). Some of the singers at the dedication of the restored walls resided on its field (Neh 12:29). Its site is perhaps Hizmeh, midway
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Azmaveth (Place)
Azmaveth (Heb. ʿazmāweṯ) (PLACE) (also BETH-AZMAVETH)A town in the hill country of Judah, to which 42 members of the clan returned from exile with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:24). The town provided singers for the dedication of the rebuilt walls of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:29). In Neh. 7:28 it is called Beth-azmaveth.
Beth-Azmaveth
Beth-Azmaveth (Heb. bêṯ-ʿazmāweṯ)An alternate form of Azmaveth (Neh. 7:28).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth (Place)
AZMAVETH [ăzˊmə vĕth] (Heb. ˓azmāweṯ “Mot is strong”) (PLACE) A village near Jerusalem, to which forty-two members of the village clan returned following the Exile (Ezra 2:24); singers from this village participated in the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem (Neh. 12:29). At Neh. 7:28 it is called
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth
Az´maveth, a place to all appearance in Benjamin, being named with other towns belonging to that tribe. Ezra 2:24. The name elsewhere occurs as Bethazmaveth.
Beth-azmaveth
Beth-az´maveth (house of Azmaveth). Under this name is mentioned, in Neh. 7:28 only, the town of Benjamin which is elsewhere called Azmaveth and Beth-samos.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Beth-Azmaveth
BETH-AZMA´VETH (beth-az-maʹveth). A village of Benjamin, the inhabitants of which, forty-two in number, returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon (Neh. 7:28; “Azmaveth,” 12:29; Ezra 2:24). Its present site is Hizmeh, between Geba and Anathoth.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Azmaveth
Azmavethstrong as death. (1.) One of David’s thirty warriors (2 Sam. 23:31).(2.) An overseer over the royal treasury in the time of David and Solomon (1 Chr. 27:25).(3.) A town in the tribe of Judah, near Jerusalem (Neh. 12:29; Ezra 2:24).(4.) 1 Chr. 8:36
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