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Basemath (daughter of Solomon)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Basemath, Daughter of Solomon
Basemath, Daughter of Solomon (בָּֽשְׂמַת‎, basemath). Wife of Solomon’s official Ahimaaz (1 Kgs 4:15).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Basemath (Person)
BASEMATH (PERSON) [Heb bāśĕmat (בָּשְׂמַת)]. Derived from bośem/beśem “balm (tree),” the name belongs to two women in the OT (see below). Outside the OT, the name bs2mt occurs in Minaean for a women from Gaza married to a Minaean merchant (M 392 C 47; 3d century b.c.) and in Sabaic for a man (CIS
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Basemath
Basemath. 1. Daughter of Elon the Hittite. Basemath was a Canaanite woman whom Esau married against his parents’ wishes (Gn 26:34, kjv Bashemath). Basemath may be the same as Elon’s daughter Adah, or perhaps was her sister (36:2).2. Ishmael’s daughter, who married Esau (Gn 36:3; kjv Bashemath) and bore
Bashemath
Bashemath. 1. kjv form of Basemath, one of Esau’s wives, in Genesis 26:34.See Basemath #1.2. kjv form of Basemath, another of Esau’s wives in Genesis 36:3, known also as Mahalath.See Mahalath (Person) #1.
Basmath
Basmath. kjv form of Basemath, King Solomon’s daughter, in 1 Kings 4:15.See Basemath #3.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Basemath (daughter of Solomon)
2. AV BASMATH. The daughter of Solomon and wife of Ahimaaz (1 K. 4:15).N. J. Opperwall
Basmath
Basmath basʹmath. See Basemath 2.Plaited basket (left) dating to the Egyptian New Kingdom (1580–1085 b.c.); open work basket (right) from the Roman period (30 b.c.a.d. 324) (Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Basemath
BASEMATH1. Daughter of Elon the Hittite. Basemath was a Canaanite woman whom Esau married against his parents’ wishes (Gn 26:34). Basemath may be the same as Elon’s daughter Adah, or perhaps was her sister (36:2).2. Ishmael’s daughter, who married Esau (Gn 36:3) and bore Reuel to him (vv 4, 10). This
Bashemath
BASHEMATH*1. kjv form of Basemath, one of Esau’s wives, in Genesis 26:34. See Basemath #1.2. kjv form of Basemath, another of Esau’s wives in Genesis 36:3, known also as Mahalath. See Mahalath (Person) #1.
Basmath
BASMATH* kjv form of Basemath, King Solomon’s daughter, in 1 Kings 4:15. See Basemath #3.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Basemath
Basemath (bas´uh-math).1 A wife of Esau and the mother of Reuel (Gen. 26:34; 36:2–17). She is called the daughter of Elon the Hittite in Gen. 26:34, but is identified as the daughter of Ishmael in 36:3 (the daughter of Elon who married Esau is named Adah in 36:2).2 The daughter of Solomon and wife
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Bashemath
BASHEMATH1. Esau’s wife, the daughter of Elon the Hittite (Gen 26:34), probably to be identified with, or considered a sister of, Adah who is listed as the wife of Esau (Gen 36:2).2. Another wife of Esau, the daughter of Ishmael and sister of Nebajoth (Gen 36:3, 4, 10, 13, 17). She is also called Mahalath
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Basemath
BASEMATH (Bashemath, av). Probably from Semitic stem bsm, ‘fragrant’. 1. According to Gn. 26:34, Esau married Basemath, the daughter of Elon, the Hittite. According to Gn. 36:3, he was married to a certain Basemath who was the daughter of Ishmael and the sister of Nebaioth. Cf. Gn. 28:9, where she is
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Basemath
Basemath (Heb. bākĕmaṯ)1. One of Esau’s wives and mother of Reuel (Gen. 36:4, 13, 17). At Gen. 26:34 she is called a daughter of Elon the Hittite, whereas at 36:3 she is said to be Ishmael’s daughter (at 36:2 Adah is called the daughter of Elon the Hittite). At Gen. 28:9 Mahalath is the name given
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Basemath
BASEMATH The name of two women in the Old Testament.1. The daughter of Elon the Hittite, and one of the wives of Esau (Gen 26:34; 36:3, 4, 10, 13, 17).2. A daughter of King Solomon (1 Kgs 4:15); she was married to one of the royal governors.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Bashemath
Bash´emath (fragrant, pleasing), daughter of Ishmael, the last married of the three wives of Esau. Gen. 26:34; 36:3, 4, 13. (b.c. after 1797.) In Gen. 28:9 she is called Mahalath.
Basmath
Bas´math (fragrant, pleasing), a daughter of Solomon, married to Ahimaaz, one of his commissariat officers. 1 Kings 4:15. (b.c. after 1014.)
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Relatives
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Rehoboam Brother
Taphath Sister
Ahimaaz Husband
David Grandfather
Absalom Uncle
Bathsheba Grandmother
Abijah Nephew
Adonijah Uncle
Amnon Uncle
Tamar Aunt
Son of David Uncle
Nathan Uncle
Shammua Uncle
Chileab Uncle
Shobab Uncle
Eliphelet Uncle
Elishama Uncle
Japhia Uncle
Shephatiah Uncle
Ithream Uncle
Mattatha Cousin
Nepheg Uncle
Ziza Nephew
Eliada Uncle
Jerimoth Uncle
Tamar Cousin
Mahalath Cousin
Elishua Uncle
Ibhar Uncle
Shemariah Nephew
Jeush Nephew
Nogah Uncle
Elpelet Uncle
Zaham Nephew