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Achmetha

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Achmetha (ăk'me-thah), strong box or press. Ezra 6:2. The Ecbatana of ancient Media, and the place where the records of the kingdom were preserved. The place is occupied, as it is supposed, by the modern city of Hamadan, in Persia. It was surrounded by seven walls, and at one period was considered the strongest and most beautiful city of the east, except Nineveh and Babylon.


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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Achmetha'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/rpd/a/achmetha.html. 1893.

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