Aven

Aven (Ay´ven; Heb., “evil power”)

1 Term used to describe Bethel (Hos 10:9) in Hosea’s indictment. 2 A frequent element in compound names; it is used for Canaanite (hence evil) deities (Josh 7:2; Josh 18:12; 1Sam 13:5; 1Sam 14:23).

Hos 10:9

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Josh 7:2

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Josh 18:12

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1Sam 13:5

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1Sam 14:23

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