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A’vim (ruins), A’vims or A’vites.

1. A people among the early inhabitants of Palestine, whom we meet with in the southwest corner of the seacoast, whither they may have made their way northward from the desert, Deut. 2:23; probably the same as the Hivites.

2. The people of Avva, among the colonists who were sent by the king of Assyria to reinhabit the depopulated cities of Israel. 2 Kings 17:31.