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.
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
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 .
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