Eshtemoa, meaning obedience, is a name found in the Bible.
A son of Ishbah or maybe a town inhabited by Ishbah's
descendants. (1. Ch. 4:17)
A descendent of Bithiah princess of Egypt and Mered (1. Ch.
A town in the mountains of Judah, which was allotted, with the
land round it, to the priests. (Jos 15:50) It is identified
with As-Samu, a village about 3½ miles east of Socoh, and
about 9 miles south of Hebron, around which there are ancient
remains of the ruined city. It was one of the places
frequented by David as a fugitive. (1 Sa 30: 26-28)
Mitzpe Eshtemoa, Israeli outpost in the Southern West Bank.
Ancient synagogue (Eshtemoa)