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Chilmad

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

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CHILMAD occurs in Ezekiel 27:23 at the close of the list of nations that traded with Tyre. The name has been thought to be the Aram. [Note: Aramaic.] form of Charmande , a town on the Euphrates mentioned by Xenophon ( Anab . i. 5. 10). George Smith identified Chilmad with the modern Kalwâdha near Baghdad but neither of these conjectures has much probability.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Chilmad'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​hdb/​c/chilmad.html. 1909.
 
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