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jarmuth


jarmuth


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Jarmuth 
  height.  (1.)  A  town  in  the  plain  of  Judah  (Josh.  15:35), 
  originally  the  residence  of  one  of  the  Canaanitish  kings  (10:3, 
  5,  23).  It  has  been  identified  with  the  modern  Yarmuk  a  village 
  about  7  miles  north-east  of  Beit-Jibrin. 
 
  (2.)  A  Levitical  city  of  the  tribe  of  Issachar  (Josh.  21:29), 
  supposed  by  some  to  be  the  Ramah  of  Samuel  (1  Sam.  19:22). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Jarmuth,  fearing,  or  seeing,  or  throwing  down  death