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beth-jeshimoth

beth-jeshimoth in the Bible

house of wastes, or deserts, a town near Abel-shittim, east of Jordan, in the desert of Moab, where the Israelites encamped not long before crossing the Jordan (Num. 33:49; A.V., "Bethjesimoth"). It was within the territory of Sihon, king of the Amorites (Josh. 12:3).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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  • Its northern line began at beth-jeshimoth, and extended northeasterly to near Rabbath Ammon.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut
  • For example, the text refers to Beth Jesimoth which the index and map names as beth-jeshimoth.

    The Rand-McNally Bible Atlas Jesse L. Hurlbut

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