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Homam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Homam
Homam (חוֹמָם‎, chomam). A descendant of Seir the Horite, descendant of Esau (1 Chr 1:39). In a similar list, Homam appears as Hemam (Gen 36:22).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Homam (Person)
HOMAM (PERSON) [Heb hômām (הֹומָם)]. A clan name in the genealogy of Seir the Horite in 1 Chr 1:39. Homam is listed as the second son of Lotan, son of Seir, and he is thus the grandson of Seir. The name in this form appears only in 1 Chr 1:39, but it is equivalent to the name Hemam (MT and KJV, while
Heman (Person)
HEMAN (PERSON) [Heb hêmān (הֵימָן)]. Var. HOMAM. The name of three men in the OT.1. A clan name in the genealogy of Seir the Horite mentioned in Gen 36:22. If Heman is read here, then his origin would be among the clans of the earliest known inhabitants of this region of Seir (Edom). However, this
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Homam
Homam. Alternate spelling of Heman, Lotan’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:39.See Heman #1.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Homam
Homam hōʹmam [Heb. ḥômām-‘destruction’]. A Horite descendant of Esau (1 Ch. 1:39). The name appears in Gen. 36:22 as Heman.
Heman
3. A Horite descendant of Esau (Gen. 36:22). He is called Homam in 1 Ch. 1:39.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Homam
HOMAM* Alternate spelling of Heman, Lotan’s son, in 1 Chronicles 1:39 (nlt mg). See Heman #1.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Homam
Homam (Heb. hômām) (also HEMAN)A son of Lotan and grandson of Seir the Horite (1 Chr. 1:39). At Gen. 36:22 his name appears as Heman (1).
Heman
Heman (Heb. hêmān) (also HOMAM)1. A Horite descendent of Esau, and son of Lotan (Gen. 36:22 NRSV, following LXX). The MT and most versions read more correctly Heman. In the parallel genealogy in 1 Chr. 1:39 the name is vocalized as Homam.2. A famous wise man, son of Mahol, whose wisdom was surpassed
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Homam
Homam [hōˊmăm] (Heb. ḥômām “destruction”). A son of Lotan and grandson of Seir the Horite (1 Chr. 1:39). At Gen. 36:22 his name appears as Heman (3) (KJV “Hemam”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Homam
Ho´mam (destruction), the form under which, in 1 Chron. 1:39, an Edomite name appears, which in Gen. 36:22 is given Hemam.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Homam
HO´MAM (hōʹmam; cf. Heb. hāmam, “confuse, make a noise”). One of the sons of Lotan and grandson of Seir the Horite (1 Chron. 1:39). In the parallel passage (Gen. 36:22) his name is written Hemam.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Homam
HOMAM [HOE mam] — a son of Lotan and grandson of Seir (1 Chr. 1:39), also called Hemam (Gen. 36:22).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
HOMAM
HOMAM<ho’-mam> ([חוֹמָם‎, chomam], “destruction”): A Horite descendant of Esau (1 Ch 1:39). The name appears in Gen 36:22 as “Heman.”
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