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ESHTEMOA . In the tribe of Judah ( Joshua 15:50 here called Eshtemoh ), a Levitical city in the district of Hebron ( Joshua 21:14 ), to which David sent a share of the spoil of the Philistines ( 1 Samuel 30:28 ). The name as es-Semu‘a survives about 8 miles S. of Hebron; extensive remains of antiquity are here to be seen.

R. A. S. Macalister.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Eshtemoa'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. 1909.

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