and in shorter form Eshtemoh (obedience ), a town of Judah in the mountains, ( Joshua 15:50 ) allotted to the priest. ( Joshua 21:14 ; 1 Chronicles 6:57 ) It was one of the places frequented by David and his followers during the long period of their wanderings. ( 1 Samuel 30:28 ) comp. 1Sam 30:31 Its site is at Semua , a village seven miles south of Hebron.
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Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Eshtemoa,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".