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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Lahmi

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LAHMI . The brother of Goliath the Gittite, slain by Elhanan the son of Jair ( 1 Chronicles 20:5 ). There is a discrepancy between this passage and the parallel passage in 2 Samuel 21:19 , where we read that ‘Elhanan [wh. see] the Bethlehemite slew Goliath the Gittite.’ If the text of Chronicles is the more correct, the designation Bethlehemite of Samuel is simply a corruption of the name Lahmi , but the converse might also be the case.

T. A. Moxon.

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Lahmi'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/l/lahmi.html. 1909.

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