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Horvat Rimmon
Excerpt from the Lexham Bible Dictionary, the most advanced Bible dictionary.
Arabic: Khirbet um-er-Rummamim, “ruin of the mother of the pomegranate.” A site named after the biblical Rimmon, a city mentioned in the territorial lists of Judah (Josh 15:32) and Simeon (Josh 19:7; 1 Chr 4:32). Later, En-Rimmon became one of the places occupied by the Jews returning from the Babylonian exile (Neh 11:29).
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Horvat Rimmon
Horvat Rimmon (חרבת רמון‎, chrbt rmwn). Arabic: Khirbet um-er-Rummamim, “ruin of the mother of the pomegranate.” A site named after the biblical Rimmon, a city mentioned in the territorial lists of Judah (Josh 15:32) and Simeon (Josh 19:7; 1 Chr 4:32). Later, En-Rimmon became one of the places occupied
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Rimmon, Horvat
RIMMON, HORVAT (M.R. 137086). Known in Arabic as Kh. Umm er-Ramamin, this site in the S Shephelah has been identified with RIMMON mentioned in Josh 15:32; 19:7; 1 Chr 4:32; Neh 11:29. The biblical site is actually Tel-Halif, about one-half mile N of Horvat Rimmon. The present site was first settled in
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
RIMMON, HORVAT
RIMMON, HORVAT rim´uhn. Horvat Rimmon (Khirbet Umm er-Ramamin) is in the southern SHEPHELAH, 1.2 km south of Tel Halif. Eusebius (Onom. 88.17–18), commenting on Rimmon in the inheritance of Simeon (Josh 19:7), refers to Eremmon as a Jewish village 16 mi. from Eleutheropolis. That, indeed, corresponds
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