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Beth Asmoth

BETH-ASMOTH, BETHASMOTH bə thăz’ mŏth (Gr. Βαιτασμων, variant Bethsamos [KJV] a Hel. form of Azmaveth [q.v.]). Beth-asmoth occurs in 1 Esdras 5:18 as the origin of a group which returned with Zerubbabel from Babylon. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) (the [[King James Version]] Bethsamos; Baithasmoth (1 Esdras 5:18); corresponds to Beth-azmaveth in Ne 7:28): A town in the territory of Benjamin, and may be identified with the modern el-Hizmeh. See [[Azmaveth]].