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Azmaveth


Az’maveth (strong unto death).

1. One of David’s mighty men, a native of Bahurim, 2 Sam. 23:31; 1 Chron. 11:33, and therefore probably a Benjamite. (b.c. 1060.)

2. A descendant of Mephibosheth, or Merib-baal. 1 Chron. 8:36; 9:42.

3. The father of Jeziel and Pelet, two of the skilled Benjamite slingers and archers who joined David at Ziklag, 1 Chron. 12:3; perhaps identical with No. 1.

4. Overseer of the royal treasures in the reign of David. 1 Chron. 27:25.