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Avith ("ruins") was an Edomite city. It was the capital of the Edomite king Hadad ben Bedad, one of the kings of Edom before there were kings in Israel (Genesis 36:35; 1 Chronicles 1:46). Its location is unknown but presumably it was in what is now southern Israel or Jordan.

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