Hitchcock's Bible Names
Dwelling of death
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
HAZARMAVETH . The eponym of a Joktanite clan ( Genesis 10:26 = 1 Chronicles 1:20 ), described as a ‘son’ of Joktan, fifth in order from Shem. Its identity with the modern Hadramaut is certain. It was celebrated for its traffic in frankincense.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("the court of death") Third of Joktan's sons (Genesis 10:26). Hadramaut, a province in S.E. of Arabia, abounding in myrrh and frankincense, but deadly in climate, whence it derives its name. Called Atramitae by the Romans and Greeks. The most powerful of the Arab tribes. Between the modern Yemen which lies on the W. and the Mahra country. Shibam is its capital.
Morrish Bible Dictionary
One of the sons of Joktan, a descendant of Shem. Genesis 10:26 ; 1 Chronicles 1:20 . The name is supposed to have been preserved by the settlement of the tribe in Hadramaut, in the far south of Arabia, about 16 10' N, 50 E.
Hazarmaveth - Hazarmaveth
Sephar - The most probable identification is that with Zafar , the ancient capital of the Himyarites, which is probably the seaport of Hadramaut of the same name (See Hazarmaveth)
Diklah - Thus Almodad equates to the Arabic Elmudad; Sheleph equates to Es-Sulaf in the Yemen; Hazarmaveth equates to Hadramaut on the S
Raamah - of Hadramaut (see Hazarmaveth) and E
Joktan - The Scripture list of his descendants confirms this; almost all the names are certainly connected with this locality: "Almodad (El-Mudad), Sheleph (Sulaf or Silfan), Hazarmaveth" (Hadramaut), etc
Arabia - Yemen, famed for its fertility ("the right hand", so the south, compare Matthew 12:42); and Hadramaut (Hazarmaveth, Genesis 10:26) were parts of it