Alemeth

Alemeth [N] [H] [S]

covering.

  • One of the nine sons of Becher, the son of Benjamin ( 1 Chronicles 7:8 ).

  • One of the sons of Jehoadah, or Jarah, son of Ahaz ( 1 Chronicles 8:36 ).

  • A sacerdotal city of Benjamin ( 1 Chronicles 6:60 ), called also Almon ( Joshua 21:18 ), now Almit, a mile north-east of the ancient Anathoth.

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

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    Bibliography Information

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

  • Alemeth [N] [E] [S]

    hiding; youth; worlds; upon the dead
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Alemeth'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Alemeth [N] [E] [H]

    (covering ), a Benjamite, son of Jehoadah or Jarah, ( 1 Chronicles 8:36 ; 9:42 ) and descended from Jonathan the son of Saul. (B.C after 1077.)


    [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 'Alemeth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    ALEMETH

    al'-e-meth (`alemeth, "concealment"):

    (1) the Revised Version (British and American) for Alameth of the King James Version in 1 Chronicles 7:8.

    (2) Descendant of Saul and Jonathan, and son of Jehoaddah, 1 Chronicles 8:36, or of Jarah, 1 Chronicles 9:42. The genealogies in the two chapters are identical, and he is the fifth generation after Jonathan.

    (3) In some Hebrew texts, Ginsburg and Baer, for \ALLEMETH\ (which see); so in the King James Version.


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ALEMETH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.