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  • 1. The Barhumite; one of the thirty heroes of David (II Sam. xxiii. 31; I Chron. xi. 33). His sons joined David at Ziklag (I Chron. xii. 3).
  • 2. A Benjamite; son of Jehoadah (I Chron. viii. 36, ix. 42).
  • 3. Son of Adiel, who had charge of the treasuries of King David (I Chron. xxvii. 25).
  • 4. A town in Benjamin, whence some returned from captivity along with Zerubbabel (Ezra ii. 24; Neh. xii. 29). In Neh. vii. 28, which corresponds to Ezra ii. 24, it is called "Beth-azmaveth."
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