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Mamre

Mamre [N] [E] [H]

(strength, fatness ) an ancient Amorite, who with his brothers, Eshcol and Aner, was in alliance with Abram, ( Genesis 14:13 Genesis 14:51 ) and under the shade of whose oak grove the patriarch dwelt in the interval between his residence at Bethel and at Beersheba. ch. ( Genesis 13:18 ; 18:1 ) In the subsequent chapters Mamre is a mere local appellation. ch, ( Genesis 23:17 Genesis 23:19 ; 25:9 ; 49:30 ; 50:13 )


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

Bibliography Information

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