the waste, probably some high waste land to the south of the Dead Sea ( Numbers 21:20 ; 23:28 ; 1 Samuel 23:19 1 Samuel 23:24 ); or rather not a proper name at all, but simply "the waste" or "wilderness," the district on which the plateau of Ziph (q.v.) looks down.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Jeshimon". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".