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Avim

Avim [N] [E] [H]

(ruins ), Avims or Avites .

  1. A people among the early inhabitants of Palestine, whom we meet with in the southwest corner of the seacoast, whither they may have made their way north-ward from the desert, ( 2:23 ) probably the same as the Hivites.
  2. The people of Avva, among the colonists who were sent by the king of Assyria to reinhabit the depopulated cities of Israel. ( 2 Kings 17:31 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Avim'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.