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Garmites
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Garmites
Garmites (גַּרְמי‎, garmy). A name applied by the Chronicler to Keilah of the tribe of Judah, and presumably his descendants (1 Chr 4:19). The meaning of the term Garmite is unknown.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Garmite
GARMITE [Heb garmı̂ (גַּרְמִי)]. Gentilic derived from Gerem (Heb gerem), meaning bone or bony (1 Chr 4:19). A man of Judah, Keilah is referred to as “the Garmite.”David C. Smith
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Garmite
Garmite. Designation for Keilah in 1 Chronicles 4:19. The word seems to denote strength and means “bony” (the same Hebrew word is used in Jb 40:18 and Prv 25:15). Some feel that the word refers to a place, although no such place is known.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Garmite
Garmite gärʹmīt [Heb garmî]. A gentilic name applied to Keilah in 1 Ch. 4:19, perhaps alluding to his physique (cf. gerem, “bone”).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Garmite
GARMITE Designation for Keilah in 1 Chronicles 4:19. The word, which means “bony,” seems to denote strength (the same Hebrew word is used in Jb 40:18 and Prv 25:15).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Garmite
GARMITE. An appellation of uncertain meaning used of Keilah, a descendant of Caleb of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr 4:19).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Garmite
Garmite (Heb. garmɩ̂)A gentilic designating the Judahite Keilah (1 Chr. 4:19). Translated literally it means “of Gerem,” but no such place is attested; it may be a descriptive term (cf. Heb. gerem, “bone”).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Garmite
Garmite [gärˊmīt] (Heb. garmî).† A gentilic designating the Judahite Keilah (1 Chr. 4:19). Translated literally it means “of Gerem,” but no such place is attested; it may be a descriptive term (cf. Heb. gerem “bone”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Garmite the
Gar´mite, The. Keilah the Garmite, i.e., the descendant of Gerem, is mentioned in the obscure genealogical lists of the families of Judah. 1 Chron. 4:19.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Garmite
GAR´MITE (garʹmīt). An epithet of Keilah (which see) in the obscure genealogy (1 Chron. 4:19) of Mered (which see).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Garmite
GARMITE [GAR might] (bony) — a name applied to Keilah in the genealogy of Judah (1 Chr. 4:19).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GARMITE
GARMITE<gar’-mit> ([גַּרְמי‎, garmi]): A gentilic name applied to Keilah in 1 Ch 4:19. The reason for this is not known.