Character Study on Avites

Character Study on Avites

Joshua 13: From Sihor, which is before Egypt, even unto the borders of Ekron northward, which is counted to the Canaanite: five lords of the Philistines; the Gazathites, and the Ashdothites, the Eshkalonites, the Gittites, and the Ekronites; also the Avites:
2 Kings 17: And the Avites made Nibhaz and Tartak, and the Sepharvites burnt their children in fire to Adrammelech and Anammelech, the gods of Sepharvaim.
Ezra 4: Then wrote Rehum the chancellor, and Shimshai the scribe, and the rest of their companions; the Dinaites, the Apharsathchites, the Tarpelites, the Apharsites, the Archevites, the Babylonians, the Susanchites, the Dehavites, and the Elamites,

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American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Avim, or Avites
Descendants of Canaan, Genesis 10:17 , who occupied a portion of the coast of Palestine from Gaza towards the river of Egypt, but were expelled and almost destroyed by invading Philistines or Caphtorim, before the time of Moses, Deuteronomy 2:23 . Some yet remained in the time of Joshua, Joshua 13:3 . They are conjectured to have been the same people with the Hivites, of whom traces were found in various parts of Canaan, Genesis 34:2 Joshua 9:7 11:3 .

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Avim, Avites
1. A people who once inhabited the villages of Philistia, who were destroyed by the Caphtorims, Deuteronomy 2:23 ; a remnant being left till the days of Joshua. Joshua 13:3 .

2. City belonging to the tribe of Benjamin, not far from Bethel; but the name having the article in the Hebrew may signify a group of villages. Joshua 18:23 .

3. A people localised in Samaria by the king of Assyria. 2 Kings 17:31 .

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Nibhaz - Idol introduced into Samaria by the Avites
Tartak - An idol, introduced by the Avites into Samaria, 2 Kings 17:31
Hazerim - Villages, probably the name of the temporary villages in which the nomad Avites resided (Deuteronomy 2:23 )
Nibhaz - The idol which the Avites made
Nibhaz - It was set up in Samaria by the Avites (2 Kings 17:31 ), probably in the form of a dog
Avim - A trace of them is afterwards found in Joshua 13:3 , where they are called Avites
Nibhaz - An idol-god of the Avites
Avim - (ay' vihm) AVIMS, Avites, AVVIM, AVVITE 1
Nibhaz - The Avites' idol introduced into Samaria by the Assyrian colonists planted there (2 Kings 17:31)
Nebhaz - A god of the Avites, 2 Kings 17:31
Nib'Haz - (the barker ), a deity of the Avites, introduced by them into Samaria in the time of Shalmaneser
Ava - The Avites who made the god Nibhaz (2 Kings 17:31 ) may refer to these people
Avim - Avims, Avites
Ahava - This is probably the country called Ava, whence the kings of Assyria translated the people called Avites into Palestine, and where they settled some of the captive Israelites, 2 Kings 17:24 ; 2 Kings 18:34 ; 2 Kings 19:13 ; 2 Kings 17:31
Remphan - " The men of Babylon made Succoth-benoth; and the men of Cush made Nergal; and the men of Hamath made Ashima; and the Avites made Nibhaz and Tartak; and the Sepharvites burnt their children in the fire to Adrammelech, and Anammalach, the gods of Sepharvaim