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Bashemath

Bashemath [N] [H] [S]

sweet-smelling.

  • The daughter of Ishmael, the last of Esau's three wives ( Genesis 36:3 Genesis 36:4 Genesis 36:13 ), from whose son Reuel four tribes of the Edomites sprung. She is also called Mahalath ( Genesis 28:9 ). It is noticeable that Esau's three wives receive different names in the genealogical table of the Edomites ( Genesis 36 ) from those given to them in the history ( Genesis 26:34 ; 28:9 ).

  • A daughter of Solomon, and wife of Ahimaaz, one of his officers ( 1 Kings 4:15 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Bashemath". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .