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Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. A town in the shephelah or low hills (not "the plain ") of Judah (Joshua 15:35). Piram its king was one of the five confederated to punish Gibeon for submitting to Joshua (Joshua 10:3; Joshua 10:5); routed at Beth-horon; executed at Makkedah (Joshua 10:23). Occupied by children of Judah on the return from Babylon (Nehemiah 11:29). Now Yarmuk, with a hill near, Tell Urmud.
2. A city of Issachar, assigned to the Gershonite Levites. (Joshua 21:29). REMETH in Joshua 19:20; RAMOTH in 1 Chronicles 6:73. Both are modifications of the same root as Jarmuth.
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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Jarmuth'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/j/jarmuth.html. 1949.