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(chihm' ham) Personal name meaning, “paleface.” 1. Apparently the son of Barzillai, the patron of David when he fled to Mahanaim east of the Jordan before Absalom (2 Samuel 19:37 ). Chimham returned with David to Jerusalem when Barzillai refused to leave his home. 2. A village near Bethlehem. Johanan gathered his people there after the assassination of Gedaliah. From there they escaped to Egypt (Jeremiah 41:17 ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Chimham'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​c/chimham.html. 1991.
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