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Mamre (Person)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mamre the Amorite
Mamre the Amorite (מַמְרֵא‎, mamre'). 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).
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mamre (Person)
Mamre (Person). Owner of a parcel of land called “the plain of Mamre.” He was an Amorite and is recorded as having two brothers: Aner and Eshcol (Gn 14:13). These became confederates of Abraham when he fought to save his nephew Lot.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mamre
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
Mamre (Person)
MAMRE (Person) Owner of a parcel of land called “the plain of Mamre.” He was an Amorite and is recorded as having two brothers: Aner and Eshcol (Gn 14:13). These became confederates of Abraham when he fought to save his nephew Lot.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mamre
MAMRE1. One of three Amorite brothers who were allied with Abraham in the fight in which they freed Lot and others from their captors (Gen 14:13, 24).2. A place two miles N of Hebron (q.v.), today called Ramet el-Khalil, Abraham lived there in a tent (Gen 13:18; 14:13). The word translated “plain”
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Mamre
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
Mamre
Mamre (Heb. mamrēʾ) (PERSON)An Amorite from the vicinity of Hebron. He and his brothers, Eshcol and Aner, were allies of Abraham in the battle against the four eastern kings (Gen. 14:13, 24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mamre
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
Mamre
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
Mamre
Mamremanliness. (1.) An Amoritish chief in alliance with Abraham (Gen. 14:13, 24).(2.) The name of the place in the neighbourhood of Hebron (q.v.) where Abraham dwelt (Gen. 23:17, 19; 35:27); called also in Authorized Version (13:18) the “plain of Mamre,” but in Revised Version more correctly “the
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Mamre
MamreMamre (mahmʹreh), an ancient Semitic name. 1 An Amorite ally of Abraham in his battle against Chedorlaomer and the coalition of four eastern kings (Gen. 14:13–24). Mamre was the brother of Eshcol and Aner (Gen. 14:13, 24). 2 A focal place in Abraham’s movements about southern Palestine. Mamre
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mamre
MAMRE [MAM reh] — the name of a man and a place in the Old Testament:1. An Amorite chief who formed an alliance with Abraham against Chedorlaomer (Gen. 14:13, 24).2. A place in the district of Hebron, west of Machpelah, where Abraham lived. It was noted for its “terebinth trees” (Gen. 13:18; 18:1),
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