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Dimnah
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dimnah
Dimnah (דִּמְנָה‎, dimnah). A Levitical city taken from the tribe of Zebulun and assigned to the family of Merari (Josh 21:35).
Rimmon
Rimmon, Deity (רִמּוֹן‎, rimmon). A Syrian god whom Naaman worshiped (2 Kgs 5:18).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dimnah (Place)
DIMNAH (PLACE) [Heb dimnâ (דִּמְנָה)]. Var. RIMMONO. One of the cities in the tribe of Zebulun given to the Levitical family of Merari (Josh 21:35). The apparent parallel in 1 Chr 6:62 [—Eng 6:77] reads Rimmono (Heb rmwnw), suggesting that the original may have been RIMMON, a Zebulunite town mentioned
Rimmon (Deity)
RIMMON (DEITY) [Heb rimmôn (רִמֹּון)]. The name of the Syrian god in whose temple (bêt) Naaman the Syrian general goes to worship (2 Kgs 5:18). The text suggests that Naaman, now cured of leprosy and a staunch devotee of Yahweh, is under some compulsion to accompany the Syrian king in worshipping the
Rimmon (Place)
RIMMON (PLACE) [Heb rimmôn (רִמֹּון)]. Var. EN-RIMMON; RIMMONO; RIMMON-PEREZ. A common place name in ancient Israelite territory.1. En-rimmon (“pomegranate spring”), a town originally ascribed to the tribal territory of Simeon (Josh 19:7; 1 Chr 4:32), eventually composed part of the Negeb district
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dimnah
Dimnah. Alternate name for Rimmon, a Levitical city in Zebulun’s territory, in Joshua 21:35.See Rimmon (Place) #2.
Remmon
Remmon. kjv form of En-rimmon, a town in Simeon’s territory, in Joshua 19:7.See En-rimmon.
Remmon-methoar
Remmon-methoar. kjv translation for “Rimmon it bends toward Neah,” in Joshua 19:13.See Rimmon (Place) #2.
Rimmon (Place)
Rimmon (Place). 1. Alternate name for Enrimmon, a town in southern Judah, in Joshua 15:32 and 1 Chronicles 4:32.See En-rimmon.2. Town in the territory allotted to Zebulun’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:13, kjv Remmon-methoar); alternately called Dimnah in Joshua 21:35.3. Large cave about 12½ miles
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dimnah
Dimnah dimʹnä [Heb. dimnâ—‘dung’; [Gk. Damna]; NEB RIMMON. A city of the Merarite Levites in the territory of Zebulun (Josh. 21:35). The name is probably a misreading of Rimmon (Josh. 19:13; 1 Ch. 6:77), as in the NEB.
Remmon-methoar
Remmon-methoar remʹən-mə-thōʹär. The AV translation of Heb. rimmôn hammeṯōʾār in Josh. 19:13. The RSV correctly renders “Rimmon it bends toward.” See Rimmon 3.
Rimmon
1. A god worshiped in the 10th and 9th cent. b.c. by the Arameans, who probably pronounced his name Ramman. His temple in Damascus is mentioned in 2 K. 5:18, where we are told that Naaman, commander of the army of the king of Syria or Aram (Damascus), after he was cured of leprosy by Elisha, vowed to
Rimmon
1. [Heb. selaʿ (hā)rimmôn; Gk. hē pétra hē Rhemmōn, hē pétra tou Rhemmōn, hē pétra Rhemmón]. The rock of Rimmon; the place of refuge of the six hundred surviving Benjaminites of Gibeah who “fled toward the wilderness” (Jgs. 20:45, 47; 21:13).Robinson identified this place with the site of the
Rimmon
3. [Heb. rimmôn; Gk. B Rhemmōna, A Rhemmōn]; AV REMMON-METHOAR (for RSV “Rimmon it bends toward”). A town in Zebulon (Josh. 19:13), called Rimmono in 1 Ch. 6:77 (MT 62); a Levitical city, the same as Dimnah in Josh. 21:35. It is generally identified with the Arabic village Rummâneh, 10 km (6 mi) N of
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dimnah
DIMNAH Alternate name for Rimmon, a Levitical city in Zebulun’s territory, in Joshua 21:35. See Rimmon (Place) #2.
Remmon
REMMON* kjv form of En-rimmon, a town in Simeon’s territory, in Joshua 19:7. See En-rimmon.
Remmon-Methoar
REMMON-METHOAR* kjv translation for “Rimmon it ends toward Neah,” in Joshua 19:13. See Rimmon (Place) #2.
Rimmon (Place)
RIMMON (Place)1. Alternate name for En-rimmon, a town in southern Judah, in Joshua 15:32 and 1 Chronicles 4:32. See En-rimmon.2. Town in the territory allotted to Zebulun’s tribe for an inheritance (Jos 19:13); alternately called Dimnah in Joshua 21:35.3. Large cave about 12 miles (19.3 kilometers)
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Rimmon
Rimmon (rim´uhn; Akkadian, “thunderer”; Heb., “pomegranate”).1 A title borne by the Syrian storm god Hadad, who was worshiped in his temple in Damascus by Naaman, the Syrian army commander (2 Kings 5:18). After Naaman was cured of leprosy by the God of Israel, he asked the prophet Elisha for “two mules’
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dimnah
DIMNAH. A Levitical town in Zebulun (Josh 21:35), probably a mistaken transcription for the name Rimmon, as given in 1 Chr 6:77. Rimmon (q.v.) may have been c. six miles NNE of Nazareth.
Rimmon
RIMMON1. A Benjamite, the father of two captains of Ishbosheth who murdered their master (2 Sam 4:2, 5–9).2. A city located in Judah’s inheritance near the town of Ain (Josh 15:32) but also in Simeon’s territory (Josh 19:7; 1 Chr 4:32). Judah and Simeon were closely connected in regard to their inheritances.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Rimmon
RIMMON. 1. ‘Thunderer’, a title of the storm-god Hadad (cf. *Hadad-rimmon) worshipped in Damascus. Grateful for his cure from leprosy by Elisha, the Syrian army commander Naaman requested two mule-loads of earth from Israel. He proposed to erect an altar on this soil in Rimmon’s temple so that he might
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dimnah
Dimnah (Heb. dimnâ)A levitical city of the Merarites, located in Zebulun (Josh. 21:35). The city may be the same as Rimmon 2 (Josh. 19:13) or Rimmono (1 Chr. 6:77 [MT 62]).
Rimmon
Rimmon (Heb. rimmôn; Aram. rammān; Akk. ramānu) (DEITY)An epithet of the Syrian deity Hadad, whom the Syrian commander Naaman worshipped at Damascus (2 Kgs. 5:18; cf. Zech. 12:11, “Hadad-rimmon”).
Rimmon (Place)
Rimmon (Heb. rimmôn) (PLACE)1. En-rimmon (“pomegranate spring”); a city allotted originally to Simeon (Josh. 19:7) that eventually became part of a southern district of Judah (15:32). In the postexilic period, En-rimmon was one of the cities in which Judeans settled (Neh. 11:29). A late text appended
Rimmono
Rimmono (Heb. rimmônô)Alternate form of Rimmon 2 (1 Chr. 6:77 [MT 62]); probably the same as Dimnah (Josh. 21:35).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dimnah
Dimnah [dĭmˊnə] (Heb. dimnâ “dung”). A levitical city of the Merarites, located in Zebulun (Josh. 21:35). The city may be the same as Rimmon (19:13) or Rimmono (1 Chr. 6:77).See Rimmon (Places) 2.
Rimmon (Deity)
RIMMON [rĭmˊŏn] (Heb. rimmôn “thunder” Aram. rammān; Akk. ramānu) (DEITY). An epithet of the Syrian deity Hadad (5), whom the Syrian commander Naaman worshipped at Damascus (2 Kgs. 5:18; cf. Zech. 12:11, “Hadadrimmon”).
Rimmono
Rimmono [rĭ mōˊnō] (Heb. rimmônô). Alternate form of Rimmon (Place) 2 (1 Chr. 6:77 [MT 62]; KJV “Rimmon”).
The Archaeological Encyclopedia of the Holy Land
Rimmon
RIMMON a) A town on the northern border of the territory of Zebulun (Josh. 19:13) given to the Levites (1 Chr. 6:77). It is frequently mentioned in talmudic literature. It is identified with er-Rumane, 6 miles north of Nazareth.b) A town in the territory of Zebulun (Josh. 19:13), identified with er-Rumane,
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Rimmon
RIMMON The name of a Semitic god worshipped in ancient Syria. His title means “thunderer,” suggesting that Rimmon should be identified with the storm-god Hadad (Zech 12:11). Naaman the Syrian, who was cured of leprosy by Elisha and converted to the God of Israel, was concerned that as a Syrian commander
Rimmon
RIMMON (Hebrew, “pomegranate”) The name of three places in the Old Testament.1. Also En-rimmon, a spring in the Negeb near Edom assigned to Simeon (Josh 19:7; 1 Chr 4:32). The site was settled by Jewish returnees from Babylon after the Exile (Neh 11:29). It may be the modern Khirbet Umm er-Rammamin,
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