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Jarmuth


Jar’muth (high).

1. A town in the low country of Judah. Josh. 15:35. Its king, Piram, was one of the five who conspired to punish Gibeon for having made alliance with Israel, Josh. 10:3, 5, and who were routed at Beth-horon and put to death by Joshua at Makkedah. ver. 33. Its site is probably the modern Yarmûk.

2. A city of Issachar, allotted with its suburbs to the Gershonite Levites. Josh. 21:29.