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("house of the wastes".) A town E. of Jordan in the "deserts" of Moab; last but one of the stations in Israel's journeys in the wilderness (Numbers 33:49). Originally belonging to Sihon's kingdom; assigned to Reuben (Joshua 12:3; Joshua 13:20); afterward it became "the glory" of Moab (Ezekiel 25:9). According to Eusebius, ten miles S. from opposite Jericho, on the Dead Sea.

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'beth-jeshimoth' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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