Beth-mil'lo (Heb. Beyth Millo', בֵּית מִלּוֹ‹, [or מַלּ‹,] wall-house; Sept. οϊvκος Μααλώ or Μαλλώ; Vul . oppidum [or domus] Mello; Auth. Vers. "house of Millo"), the name of two localities. SEE MILLO.

1. A fortress (or, according to the Targum, a village) near Shechem (Jg 9:20); apparently the same with the citadel (מִגדָּל, tower) of the place (Jg 9:46-49). SEE SHECHEM.

2. A castle or fortification of Jerusalem, where King Jehoash was slain (2Ki 12:20, where it is defined as being situated "on the descent to Sillo," q.v.); probably in the quarter of the same name. SEE JERUSALEM.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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