Gammadim [N] [E]
This word occurs only in ( Ezekiel 27:11 ) A variety of explanations of the term have been offered.
- One class renders it "pygmies."
- A second treats it as a geographical or local term.
- 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 InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Gammadim'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.