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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

A people dwelling in Hazerim, or "the villages" or "encampments" on the south-west corner of the sea-coast (Deuteronomy 2:23). They were subdued and driven northward by the Caphtorim. A trace of them is afterwards found in Joshua 13:3, where they are called Avites.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

wicked or perverse men

Naves Topical Index

1. A city of Benjamin
Joshua 18:23

2. A tribe in southern Palestine

Smith's Bible Dictionary

(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 north-ward from the desert, (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 Isr'l. (2 Kings 17:31)

Naves Topical Index

1. A nation in southern part of Canaan
Deuteronomy 2:23; Joshua 13:3

2. Colonists of Samaria
2 Kings 17:31