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A place name cited in the Gog narrative (Ezek 38–39). Associated with the burial location of Gog and his hordes.
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
HAMONAH (PLACE) [Heb hămônâ (הֲמֹונָה)]. The name of the city in the valley in Ezek 39:16 where the armies of Gog will be buried after their destruction. This is the only occurrence of the name, and its location is unknown.The name derives from the noun hmôn, “sound,” “murmur,” “roar,” “crown,”
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hamonah he-mōʹne [Heb. hamônâ—‘multitude’] (Ezk. 39:16). A city in the “Valley of Hamon-gog,” where the forces of Gog will be destroyed. The NEB understands the word as a noun, “great horde,” rather than a place name, but in order to do so the NEB emends the rest of the verse. Since there is no
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hamonah (Heb. hămônâ)Prophetic place name (“Multitude”) given by Ezekiel as the burial site of the forces of Gog that are to be defeated by the faithful army of God (Ezek. 39:16). The site is placed in the “Valley of the Hordes of Gog” (Hamon-gog) E of the Dead Sea, in Transjordan. The burial of
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Hamonah [hə mōˊnə] (Heb. hamônâ “multitude”). A city near the valley of Hamon-gog (“multitude of Gog,” Ezek. 39:15–16) the name of which served as a reminder of the multitudes of Gog’s army that was buried nearby. Most likely the location is near Baal-hamon in the valley region between Abarim and
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary