Azmaveth

Azmaveth [N] [H] [S]

strong as death.

  • One of David's thirty warriors ( 2 Samuel 23:31 ).

  • An overseer over the royal treasury in the time of David and Solomon ( 1 Chronicles 27:25 ).

  • A town in the tribe of Judah, near Jerusalem ( Nehemiah 12:29 ; Ezra 2:24 ).

  • 1 Chronicles 8:36

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    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Azmaveth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Azmaveth [N] [E] [S]

    strong death; a he-goat
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Azmaveth'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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 )

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

    Azmaveth, [N] [E] [H]

    a place to all appearance in Benjamin, being named with other towns belonging to that tribe. ( Ezra 2:24 ) The name elsewhere occurs as BETH-AZMAVETH.


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

    AZMAVETH (1)

    az-ma'-veth `azmaweth:

    (1) One of David's 30 mighty men (2 Samuel 23:31; 1 Chronicles 11:33).

    (2) A descendant of Jonathan, the son of Saul (1 Chronicles 8:36; 9:42).

    (3) Father of two warriors who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:3).

    (4) The name of one set over David's treasures (1 Chronicles 27:25). Some identify him with (1) and (3).


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AZMAVETH (1)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.  

    AZMAVETH (2)

    az-ma'-veth (`azmaweth; Asmoth or Azmoth, "strong one of death"; Ezra 2:24):

    Is probably identical with el-Chizma, a village a little to the North of `Anata (Anathoth). It corresponds to Beth-azmaveth (Nehemiah 7:28).


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'AZMAVETH (2)'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.