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Hammath (Person)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hammath
Hammath (חַמַּת‎, chammath). The ancestor of the clan of Rechab (1 Chr 2:55).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hammath (Person)
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
Hammath (Person)
Hammath (Person). Ancestor of the house of Rechab (1 Chr 2:55, kjv Hemath), about whom nothing else is known.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hammath
1. [Gk. B Mesēma]; AV HEMATH. The father of the house of Recab (1 Ch. 2:55). The NEB reads: “Kenites who were connected by marriage with the ancestor of the Rechabites.”
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hammath (Person)
HAMMATH (Person) Ancestor of the house of Rechab (1 Chr 2:55), about whom nothing else is known.
Hemath
HEMATH* kjv form of Hammath, the Rechabite, in 1 Chronicles 2:55. See Hammath (Person).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hammath
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
Hemath
HEMATH. A variant spelling in KJV of Hamath (q.v.; 1 Chr 13:5; Amos 6:14) and Hammath (q.v.; 1 Chr 2:55).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hammath
Hammath (Heb. ḥammaṯ) (PERSON)The “father” of the house of Rechab (1 Chr. 2:55). The name may be related to the town in Naphtali mentioned in Josh. 19:35, or may indicate instead a familial relationship (Heb. “family-in-law”) between the Kenites and the ancestor of the Rechabites.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hemath
He´math (heat), a person or place named in the genealogical lists of Judah, as the origin of the Kenites, and the “father” of the house of Rechab. 1 Chron. 2:55. (b.c. 1445.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Hammath
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
Hemath
HE´MATH. For the city (1 Chron. 13:5; Amos 6:14), see Hamath, the NASB and NIV spelling; for the man, see Hammath.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Hammath
Hammathwarm 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
Hammath
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
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