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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Hemath

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(Heb. Chammath', חִמִּת , the same name as Hammath; Sept. Αἰμάθ; Vulg. translates calor), a Kenite, ancestor of the Rechabites (1 Chronicles 2:55). B.C. prob. cir. 1612. "Hemath," in Amos 6:14, is an incorrect Anglicized form of חֲמָת(Chamath', Sept. Αἰμάθ v.r. Ε᾿μάθ, Vulg. Enath), the city HAMATH (See HAMATH) q.v.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Hemath'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/h/hemath.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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