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Beth-jeshimoth


Beth-jesh’imoth (house of deserts), or Jes’imoth, a town or place east of Jordan, on the lower level at the south end of the Jordan valley, Num. 33:49, and named with Ashdod-pisgah and Bethpeor. It was one of the limits of the encampment of Israel before crossing the Jordan. Later is was allotted to Reuben, Josh. 12:3; 13:20, but came at last into the hands of Moab, and formed one of the cities which were “the glory of the country.” Ezek. 25:9.