Sal'ma (Heb. שִׂלמָא, Salma', a garment; Sept. Σαλμάν, Σαλωμών, v.r. Σαλμών), the name of two men.
1. An ancestor of David and Christ (1Ch 2; 1Ch 11); elsewhere SALMON SEE SALMON (q.v.).
2. The second-named of three sons of Caleb the son of Hur, called the "father" (i.e. founder) of Bethlehem and of the Netophathites (1Ch 2:51,54), B.C. ante 1500. Lord Hervey (Genealogy of Our Lord, ch. 4, 9) confounds this person with the preceding (see Keil, ad loc.).