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Azmaveth

Azmaveth [N] [E] [H]

(strong unto death ).

  1. One of Davids mighty men, a native of Bahurim, ( 2 Samuel 23:31 ; 1 Chronicles 11:33 ) and therefore probably a Benjamite. (B.C. 1060).
  2. A descendant of Mephibosheth, or Merib-baal. ( 1 Chronicles 8:36 ; 9:42 )
  3. The father of Jeziel and Pelet, two of the skilled Benjamite slingers and archers who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 10:3 ) perhaps identical with No. 1.
  4. Overseer of the royal treasures in the reign of David. ( 1 Chronicles 27:25 )

[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 'Azmaveth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.