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.).

Bible concordance for SALMA.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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