1 A city in the hill country of Judah that was given to the Levites (Josh 21:14). David shared his booty with the city following his defeat of the Amalekites (1Sam 30:28). It is also called Eshtemoh (Josh 15:50) and is tentatively identified as modern es-Samu, about ten miles south and slightly east of Hebron. 2 A son of Ishbah, descendant of Simeon (1Chr 4:17). It is not clear whether Eshtemoa the Maacathite (1Chr 4:19) is the same person or of a different family since the text is disordered in these verses.
14Jattir with its pasture lands, Eshtemoa with its pasture lands,
28in Aroer, in Siphmoth, in Eshtemoa,
50Anab, Eshtemoh, Anim,
17The sons of Ezrah: Jether, Mered, Epher, and Jalon. These are the sons of Bithiah, daughter of Pharaoh, whom Mered married; and she conceived and bore Miriam, ... View more
19The sons of the wife of Hodiah, the sister of Naham, were the fathers of Keilah the Garmite and Eshtemoa the Maacathite.