Zimmah

Zimmah [N] [H] [S]

mischief.

  • A Gershonite Levite ( 1 Chronicles 6:20 ).

  • Another Gershonite Levite ( 1 Chronicles 6:42 ).

  • The father of Joah ( 2 Chronicles 29:12 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    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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    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

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

  • Zimmah [N] [E] [S]

    thought; wickedness
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

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

    Zimmah [N] [E] [H]

    (purpose ).

    1. A Gershonite Levite, son of Jahath. ( 1 Chronicles 6:20 ) (B.C. after 1706.)
    2. Another Gershonite, son of Shimei, ( 1 Chronicles 6:42 ) possibly the same as the preceding.
    3. Father of ancestor of Joab, a Gershonite in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 29:12 ) (B.C. before 726.) At a much earlier period we find the same collocation of names, Zimmah and Joah as father and son. ( 1 Chronicles 6:20 )

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

    ZIMMAH

    zim'-a (zimmah, perhaps "device," "plan"):

    A Gershonite Levite (1 Chronicles 6:20 (Hebrew, verse 5); also in 6:42 (Hebrew verse 27); 2 Chronicles 29:12). See Curtis, Chronicles, 130, 134.


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