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Cimmerians
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Cimmerians
Cimmerians (Κιμμέριοι, Kimmerioi). An Indo-European nomadic people group considered to be of Iranian descent. Inhabitants of the Russian and Ukrainian steppes until moving south into Anatolia.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Cimmerians
CIMMERIANS [Gk Kimmerioi (Κιμμεριοι)]. The Greek name of a group of Indo-European nomadic people possibly to be identified with the descendants of the biblical Gomer in the “Table of Nations” (Gen 10:2–3) and mentioned as providing part of the forces of Gog (Ezek 38:6). The Cimmerians, as they are called
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Cimmerians
Cimmerians si-mihr′ee-uhnz (Κιμμέριοι [Herodotus, Hist. 1.6 et al.]). The Greek name of a people possibly referred to in the OT under the name Gomer. An individual named Gomer was the oldest son of Japheth and father of Ashkenaz, Riphath, and Togarmah (Gen. 10:2–3; the name was also borne by Hosea’s
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
CIMMERIANS
CIMMERIANS. An ancient people for whom Gomer may be an eponym (Gen 10:2; 1 Chr 1:5). Mentioned in Assyrian inscriptions.