Jarmuth (Jahr´muhth; Heb., “a height”)

1 A city belonging to the tribe of Judah formerly controlled by the Amorites; Joshua killed its king and took the city (Josh 10:3-23; Josh 12:11; Josh 15:35; Neh 11:29). It is probably modern Khirbet Yarmuk, about eight miles from Beit Jibrin, south of Beth-shemesh. 2 A levitical city located in the tribal area of Issachar (Josh 21:29).

Josh 10:3-23

3So King Adoni-zedek of Jerusalem sent a message to King Hoham of Hebron, to King Piram of Jarmuth, to King Japhia of Lachish, and to King Debir of Eglon, sayin ... View more

Josh 12:11

11the king of Jarmuth

the king of Lachish

Josh 15:35

35Jarmuth, Adullam, Socoh, Azekah,

Neh 11:29

29in En-rimmon, in Zorah, in Jarmuth,

Josh 21:29

29Jarmuth with its pasture lands, En-gannim with its pasture lands—four towns;

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