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Jarmuth

Jarmuth [N] [E] [H]

(high ).

  1. A town in the low country of Judah. ( Joshua 16:35 ) Its king, Piram, was one of the five who conspired. to punish Gibeon for having made alliance with Israel, ( Joshua 10:3 Joshua 10:5 ) and who were routed at Beth-horon and put to death by Joshua at Makkedah. ver. 33. Its site is probably the modern Yarmuk .
  2. A city of Issachar allotted with its suburbs to the Gershonite Levites. ( Joshua 21:29 )

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