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Gammadim

Gammadim [N] [E]

This word occurs only in ( Ezekiel 27:11 ) A variety of explanations of the term have been offered.

  1. One class renders it "pygmies."
  2. A second treats it as a geographical or local term.
  3. A third gives a more general sense to the word "brave warriors." Hitzig suggests "deserters." After all, the rendering in the LXX. --"guards"-- furnishes the simplest explanation.

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Gammadim'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.