( Ezekiel 27:11 ) brave warriors; RSV marg., "valorous men;" others interpret this word as meaning "short-swordsmen," or "daring ones", the name of a class of men who were defenders of the towers of Tyre.
This word occurs only in ( Ezekiel 27:11 ) A variety of explanations of the term have been offered.
The word occurs only in Ezekiel 27:11, in the King James Version in form "Gammadims," in the English Revised Version "Gammadim." In the American Standard Revised Version, as also in the English Revised Version, margin, it is rendered "valorous men." Some think a proper name is required, but identification is not possible, and the meaning remains doubtful.
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