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HAMMATH (PERSON) [Heb ḥammat (חַמַּת)]. Apparently a descendant of Hur, son of Caleb; and also the father of the Rechabites (1 Chr 2:55). It is possible that this Hammath is to be identified with the city of Hammath in Naphtali (Josh 19:35, where LXX A reads hamatha, but B reads hamath). In 1 Chr 2:55,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
HAMMATH1. The ancestral head of the Rechabite clan (1 Chr 2:55, RSV; KJV has Hemath, q.v.).2. A fortified town in the territory of Naphtali (Josh 19:35). It was probably located at Hammam Tabariyeh, a village with hot springs just S of Tiberias on the W shore of Galilee. Nearly all agree that Hammoth-dor
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
HAM´MATH (hāmʹath; “warm springs”).1. One of the fortified cities in the territory alloted to Naphtali (Josh. 19:35). It is not possible from this list to determine its position, but the notices of the Talmudists leave no doubt that it was near Tiberias, one mile distant—in fact, that it had its name
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hammath—warm springs, one of the “fenced cities” of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35). It is identified with the warm baths (the heat of the water ranging from 136 degrees to 144 degrees) still found on the shore a little to the south of Tiberias under the name of Hummam Tabariyeh (“Bath of Tiberias”).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
HammathHammath (hamʹuhth). 1 A town on the west shore of the Sea of Galilee, a mile south of Tiberias where there are hot springs. It was part of Naphtali (Josh. 19:35) and perhaps the same as Hammoth-Dor (Josh. 21:32) and Hammon (1 Chron. 6:76). The springs are claimed to be the earliest known thermal