American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
Occurring once only in the English version, Zephaniah 1:4 , but frequently in the Hebrew, translated "idolatrous priests," 2 Kings 23:5 Hosea 10:5 . The word is supposed to be derived from a root signifying to burn, and may perhaps denote fire-priests, worshippers of the sun.
These files are public domain and are a derivative of the topics are from American Tract Society Bible Dictionary published in 1859.
Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Chemarim'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/c/chemarim.html. 1859.