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Described as an Amorite who owned the oak grove where Abraham lived; an ally of Abraham (Gen 13:18; Gen 14:13; Gen 14:24).
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mamre mamʹrə [Heb. mamrēʾ]. One of the three Amorite brothers who fought with Abraham against Chedorlaomer king of Elam and three other kings to rescue Abraham’s nephew Lot and the other captives from Sodom and Gomorrah (Gen. 14:13). Abraham refused the recovered goods that the king of Sodom offered
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
MAMRE (Heb. mamrē’). 1. A place in the Hebron district, W from Machpelah (Gn. 23:17, 19; 49:30; 50:13), associated with Abraham (Gn. 13:18; 14:13; 18:1) and Isaac (Gn. 35:27). Abraham resided for considerable periods under the terebinth of Mamre; there he built an altar, there he learnt of the capture
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mam´re (strength, fatness), an ancient Amorite, who with his brothers, Eshcol and Aner, was in alliance with Abram, Gen. 14:13, 24, and under the shade of whose oak grove the patriarch dwelt in the interval between his residence at Bethel and at Beersheba. ch. 13:18; 18:1. In the subsequent chapters
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
MAM´RE (mamʹre).1. The Amorite who, with his brothers Aner and Eschol, was an ally to Abraham (Gen. 14:13, 24), about 2065 b.c.2. The name of Abraham’s dwelling place near Hebron (Gen. 23:17, 19; 35:27). Here Abraham entertained three angels and was promised a son (18:1, 10, 14). The cave of Machpelah
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary