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Beth-jeshimoth

Meaning: house of wastes, or deserts

a town near Abel-shittim, east of Jordan, in the desert of Moab, where the Israelites encamped not long before crossing the Jordan (Numbers 33:49; Authorized Version, “Bethjesimoth”)

It was within the territory of Sihon, king of the Amorites (Joshua 12:3).