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BAYITH ba’ yith (בַּ֧יִת). The name of a town in Moab in Isaiah 15:2 (KJV BAJITH). The text is uncertain. The RSV changes the text to בַּת, H1426, and renders it “daughter.”

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(bayith; the King James Version Bajith, "house" (Isa 15:2)): A town in the country of Moab. The reading of the Revised Version, margin, "Bayith and Dibon are gone up to the high places to weep," seems to be the proper rendering of this passage. Duhm et al., by changing the text, read either "house of" or "daughter of." The construct of this word beth is frequently used in compound words.

See Beth.