Bethgamul

("house of the weaned," elsewhere used of the camel). A town of Moab, in the mishor or downs E. of Jordan (Jeremiah 48:23; Jeremiah 48:21). Probably now Um el Jemal, "mother of a camel," one of the heretofore deserted cities of the Hauran. (See BASHAN.) A good sample of an unwalled town, with large open spaces and broad streets, one 150 ft. wide, the houses of stone, the finest E. of Jordan.