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Also called Almon (עַלְמוֹן, almon). A city assigned to the tribe of Benjamin and located near Anathoth. It was one of the Levitical cities (Josh 21:18; 1 Chr 6:60).
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ALMON (PLACE) [Heb ʿalmôn (עַלְמֹון)]. Var. ALEMETH. A city given to the descendents of Aaron the priest (Josh 21:18). BDB (p. 761) derived it from ʿlam, “conceal, hidden;” others suggest it means “sign” or “road mark.” Albright thought the meaning of the name was obscure. It is spelled Gamala in LXX,
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