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Chilmad
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Chilmad
Chilmad (כִּלְמַד‎, kilmad). A city that was a trading partner of the city of Tyre in Ezekiel’s lament (Ezek 27:23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Chilmad (Place)
CHILMAD (PLACE) [Heb kilmad (כִּלְמַד)]. A trading partner with Tyre mentioned only in the MT of Ezekiel’s lament over that city (Ezek 27:23). The name is last in a list of five places, three of which are well attested: HARAN, EDEN (= Bīt Adini), and ASSHUR; CANNEH is otherwise unattested, but may be
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Chilmad
Chilmad. Mesopotamian city listed with Haran, Canneh, Eden, and Asshur as traders with Tyre (Ez 27:23). Its location is unknown.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Chilmad
Chilmad kil̀mad [Heb. kilmad; Gk. Charman]; NEB ALL MEDIA (kl mdy). A city or district mentioned after Sheba and Asshur as supplying merchandise to Tyre (Ezk. 27:23). Working on the mistaken assumption that m and w are interchangeable in Assyrian/Babylonian, scholars have sometimes identified Chilmad
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kilmad
KILMAD Mesopotamian city listed with Haran, Canneh, Eden, and Asshur as traders with Tyre (Ez 27:23).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Chilmad
CHILMAD. A city or district mentioned along with Asshur, Haran, Canneh, and Eden as having supplied merchandise to Tyre (Ezk 27:23). (Chilmad may possibly be identified with Charmon (Charmande), a town in Babylonia near the Euphrates.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Chilmad
Chilmad (Heb. kilmaḏ)A unknown place or region which traded with Tyre (Ezek. 27:23). Some scholars identify Chilmad with the city of Kullimeri in northern Mesopotamia (emending klmd to klmr) and others identify it with the entire country of Media (emending klmd to kl mdy).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Chilmad
Chilmad [kĭlˊmăd] (Heb. kilmaḏ). A place or a region which traded with Tyre (Ezek. 27:23; NIV “Kilmad”). While some scholars identify Chilmad with the city of Kullimeri in north Mesopotamia (emending klmd to klmr) and others identify it with the entire country of Media (emending klmd to kl mdy),
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Chilmad
Chil´mad (enclosure), a place or country mentioned in conjunction with Sheba and Asshur. Ezek. 27:23.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Chilmad
CHIL´MAD (kilʹmad), Kil´mad (NIV). A place or country mentioned in conjunction with Sheba and Asshur (Ezek. 27:23). The only name bearing any similarity to it is Charmande, a town near the Euphrates between the Mascus and the Babylonian frontier; but it is highly improbable that this place was of sufficient
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Chilmad
Chilmada place or country unknown which, along with Sheba and Asshur, traded with Tyre (Ezek. 27:23).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Chilmad
CHILMAD [KIL mad] — a place, apparently in Mesopotamia, that traded with Tyre (Ezek. 27:23; Kilmad, NIV). It is mentioned in connection with Eden, Haran, and Assyria.
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