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Dumah (of Judah)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Dumah of Judah
Dumah of Judah (דּוּמָה‎, dumah). A town assigned to the Hebron administrative district of Judah (Josh 15:52).
Rumah
Rumah (רוּמָה‎, rumah). Home of Zebidah, the mother of King Jehoiakim (2 Kgs 23:36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Dumah (Place)
DUMAH (PLACE) [Heb dûmâ (דּוּמָה)]. The Hebrew word appears twice in Psalms (94:17; 115:17) as a designation for the netherworld. Some infer that the word in this context means the “silence of the grave”—a metaphor for Sheol. Dahood (Psalms II AB, 349–50), however, prefers to identify Dumah with the
Rumah (Place)
RUMAH (PLACE) [Heb rûmâ (רוּמָה)]. The town of Zebidah, the mother of Jehoiakim, one of the last kings of Judah (2 Kgs 23:36). Rumah is also mentioned by Josephus as the home of two brave Galileans who attacked the Tenth Roman Legion (JW 3.7.21). This mention allows us to place Rumah in Galilee, which
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Dumah (Place)
Dumah (Place). 1. Region of the 12 tribes of Ishmael (Gn 25:14; 1 Chr 1:30) where there were a number of oases; identified with el-Jôf, modern Dumat el-Jendel. This place was located about three-fourths of the way from Damascus to Medina.2. Town in the highlands allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance
Rumah
Rumah. Home of Pedaiah, the father of Zebidah, Jehoiakim’s mother (2 Kgs 23:36). Some identify it with Arumah, near Shechem (cf. Jgs 9:41) or with Khirbet el-Rumah in Galilee.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Dumah
Dumah doo̅ʹmə [Heb. dûmâ—‘silence’]. The name of a person and a place (or two places). Dumah is mentioned as a son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:14; 1 Ch. 1:30). Since many of the names in context are eponymous, it is generally assumed that Dumah is the ancestor of a tribe, and attempts have been made to locate
Rumah
Rumah roo̅ʹmə [Heb. rûmâ; Gk. B Krouma, A Ruma]. The home of Pedaiah and his daughter Zebidah, the mother of Jehoiakim (2 K. 23:36). Three possible locations have been suggested. The most probable is Khirbet Rûmeh, 9 km (5.6 mi) N of Nazareth, near Rummâneh (Rimmon in Galilee). Josephus, however, mentions
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Dumah (Place)
DUMAH (Place)1. Region of the 12 tribes of Ishmael (Gn 25:14; 1 Chr 1:30) where there were a number of oases; identified with el-Jof, modern Dumat el-Jendel. This place was located about three-fourths of the way from Damascus to Medina.2. Town in the highlands allotted to Judah’s tribe for an inheritance
Rumah
RUMAH Home of Pedaiah, the father of Zebidah, Jehoiakim’s mother (2 Kgs 23:36). Some identify it with Arumah, near Shechem (cf. Jgs 9:41) or with Khirbet el-Rumah in Galilee.
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Dumah
Dumah (doo´muh; Heb., “silence”).1 A son of Ishmael (Gen. 25:14; 1 Chron. 1:30), possibly resident in south-central Arabia at modern Dumat al-Ghandal (el-Jof).2 A city in the south-central hills of Canaan, probably modern Khirbet Danmah, six miles southwest of Hebron (Josh. 15:52).3 The subject of
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Dumah
DUMAH1. A son of Ishmael and the presumed ancestor of a tribe in Arabia (Gen 25:14; 1 Chr 1:30), which gave its name to an oasis now called Dumat ej-Jendel, capital of the district known as the Jauf. Dumah lies about halfway between the Gulf of Aqabah and Kuwait on the Persian Gulf. It seems to be the
Rumah
RUMAH. Rumah, which means “height,” was the town of Zebudah, the mother of Jehoiakim, and her father Pedaiah (2 Kgs 23:36). If it is the same as Arumah, its location was near Shechem. Otherwise, it may be identified with Khirbet Rumeh, near Rimmon in Galilee, c. six miles N of Nazareth. Or it may be
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Dumah
DUMAH. 1. Son of Ishmael and founder of an Arab community (Gn. 25:14; 1 Ch. 1:30). These descendants gave their name to Dumah, capital of a district known as the Jawf, about halfway across N Arabia between Palestine and S Babylonia. Dumah is modern Arabic Dûmat-al-Jandal, and the Adummatu of Assyrian
Rumah
RUMAH. Mentioned in 2 Ki. 23:36 only. Josephus, in a parallel account, calls it ‘Abouma’, and probably means ‘Arumah’, a place mentioned in Jdg. 9:41, in the vicinity of Shechem. But the name Rumah is quite possible; the name and site are probably preserved in Khirbet al-Rumah, some 35 km inland from
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Dumah (Place)
Dumah (Heb. dûmâ) (PLACE)1. A city in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:52), identified with modern Khirbet ed-Deir Dômeh (148093), ca. 10 km. (6.5 mi.) SW of Hebron.2. A prosperous district and oasis in north central Arabia, Dumat al-Jandal (modern al-Jawf) in the Wadi Sirḥan along the major
Rumah
Rumah (Heb. rûmâ)The home of Zebidah the mother of King Jehoiakim (2 Kgs. 23:36). Rumah has been variously identified with Arumah (Khirbet el-ʿOrmah; 180172) near Shechem (Judg. 9:41) and with Khirbet er-rûmeh/Ḫorvat Ruma (177243), ca. 10 km. (6 mi.) N of Nazareth.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Dumah (Place)
DUMAH [dōōˊmə] (Heb. dûmâ “silence”) (PLACE). A city in the hill country of Judah (Josh. 15:52), identified with contemporary Deir ed-Dômeh, about 10 km. (6.5 mi.) southwest of Hebron.
Rumah
Rumah [rōōˊmə] (Heb. rûmâ “elevation”). The home of Zebidah the mother of Jehoiakim (2 Kgs. 23:36). Rumah has been variously identified with Arumah near Shechem and with Khirbet Rûmeh, ca. 10 km. (6 mi.) north of Nazareth.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Dumah
Du´mah (silence).1. A son of Ishmael, most probably the founder of the Ishmaelite tribe of Arabia, and thence the name of the principal place or district inhabited by that tribe. Gen. 25:14; 1 Chron. 1:30; Isa. 21:11.2. A city in the mountainous district of Judah, near Hebron, Josh. 15:52, represented
Rumah
Ru´mah (high), mentioned once only—2 Kings 23:36. It has been conjectured to be the same place as Arumah, Judges 9:41, which was apparently near Shechem. It is more probable that it is identical with Dumah. Josh. 15:52.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Dumah
DU´MAH (dūʹma; “silence”).1. A son of Ishmael, most probably the founder of an Ishmaelite tribe of Arabia, and so giving a name to the principal place or district inhabited by that tribe (Gen. 25:14; 1 Chron. 1:30; Isa. 21:11, marg.).2. A town in Judah (Josh. 15:52), the same as Daumeh, about ten
Rumah
RU´MAH (rūʹma; “elevation”). A city named as the home of Pedaiah, the father of Zebidah, Jeboiakim’s mother (2 Kings 23:36). Some believe it is the same as Arumah (Judg. 9:41), in the neighborhood of Shechem. Others identify it with Khirbet Rumeh, six miles N of Nazareth.