Eshtemoa (Anim)

Eshtemoa (Anim) and surrounding area

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Joshua 21:14 Jattir with its suburbs, Eshtemoa with its suburbs,

1 Samuel 30:28 and to those who were in Aroer, and to those who were in Siphmoth, and to those who were in Eshtemoa,

1 Chronicles 6:57 To the sons of Aaron they gave the cities of refuge, Hebron; Libnah also with its suburbs, and Jattir, and Eshtemoa with its suburbs,


esh-te-mo'-a, esh'-te-mo-a ('eshtemoa`):

A Levitical city in the hill country of Judah (Joshua 21:14 1 Chronicles 6:57); Eshtemoh ('eshtemoh, Joshua 15:50). In 1ch 4:17, 19, Eshtemoa is said to be a Maacathite and "son" of Ishbah. David after routing the Amalekites sent a present to his friends in (among other places) Eshtemoa (1 Samuel 30:28).

It is now es-Semu`a, a considerable village of evident antiquity some 8 miles South of Hebron.

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