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HESHMON (hĕsh'mŏn). A town on the southern boundary of Judah (Josh.15.27).

HESHMON hĕsh’ mŏn (חֶשְׁמֹ֖ון). A town in the SW of Judah, near Beth-pelet (Josh 15:27). It may have been the original home of the Hasmoneans, a term used in Josephus for the family of the Maccabees (Antiq. XII. vi. 1).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

An unidentified place on the border of Judah toward Edom (Jos 15:27). This may have been the original home of the Hasmoneans.