Alemeth

Ale'meth the name of two persons, and also of a place; of two forms in the original.

1. (Hebrew Ale'meth, עָלֶמֶת, in pause Ala'meth, עָלָמֶת, covering, otherwise adolescence; Sept. Ε᾿ληεμέθ v. r. Ε᾿λμεθέμ, Vulg. Almath, Auth. Vers. "Alameth.") The last named of the nine sons of Becher the son of Benjamin (1Ch 7:8), B.C. post 1856.

2. (Hebrew same as preced.; Sept. Γαλεμέθ and Γαλεμάθ, v. r. Σαλαιμάθ, Vulg. Alamah.) The first named of the two sons of Jehoadah or Jarah, son of Ahaz, of the posterity of King Saul (1Ch 8:36; 1Ch 9:42), B.C. post 1037.

Bible concordance for ALEMETH.

3. (Hebrew Alle'meth, עלֶּמֶת, but other copies same as the foregoing, with which the signif. agrees; Sept. Γαλημέθ v. r. Γαλεμάθ, Vulg. Almath.) A sacerdotal city of the tribe of Benjamin (1Ch 6:60); doubtless the same elsewhere (Jos 21:18) called ALMON SEE ALMON (q.v.).

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

 
Topical Outlines Nave's Bible Topics International Standard Bible Encyclopedia Online King James Bible King James Dictionary
 

Scripture linking and popups powered by VerseClick™.