Beth-jeshimoth

Beth-jeshimoth (Beth-jes´uh-moth)

A settlement east of the Jordan in the plains of Moab opposite Jericho, the area of one of the encampments of the Israelites (Num 33:49). It was captured by Joshua and assigned to the tribe of Reuben (Josh 12:3; Josh 13:20), although by the time of the exile it was again under Moabite control (Ezek 25:9). The site is usually identified as modern Tell el ‘Azeima, about two and a half miles northeast of the north end of the Dead Sea.

Num 33:49

49they camped by the Jordan from Beth-jeshimoth as far as Abel-shittim in the plains of Moab.

Josh 12:3

3and the Arabah to the Sea of Chinneroth eastward, and in the direction of Beth-jeshimoth, to the sea of the Arabah, the Dead Sea, southward to the foot of the ... View more

Josh 13:20

20and Beth-peor, and the slopes of Pisgah, and Beth-jeshimoth,

Ezek 25:9

9therefore I will lay open the flank of Moab from the towns on its frontier, the glory of the country, Beth-jeshimoth, Baal-meon, and Kiriathaim.

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