a people dwelling in Hazerim, or "the villages" or "encampments" on the south-west corner of the sea-coast ( Deuteronomy 2:23 ). They were subdued and driven northward by the Caphtorim. A trace of them is afterwards found in Joshua 13:3 , where they are called Avites.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Avim". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".