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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.
(strong unto death).
+ One of David's mighty men, a native of Bahurim, (2 Samuel 23:31; 1 Chronicles 11:33) and therefore probably a Benjamite. (B.C. 1060).
+ A descendant of Mephibosheth, or Merib-baal. (1 Chronicles 8:36; 9:42)
+ 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.
+ Overseer of the royal treasures in the reign of David. (1 Chronicles 27:25)