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People's Dictionary of the Bible

Rimmon

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Rimmon (rĭm'mon), pomegranate. 1. The name of an idol worshipped in Damascus. 2 Kings 5:18. See Naaman. 2. A Benjamite, father of the two men who slew Ish-bosheth. 2 Samuel 4:2; 2 Samuel 4:5; 2 Samuel 9:3. A town in Judah, afterward given to Simeon. Joshua 15:21; Joshua 15:32; Joshua 19:7; 1 Chronicles 4:32; Nehemiah 11:29; Zechariah 14:10. 4. A Levitical city in Zebulun. 1 Chronicles 6:77, R. V., Rimmono.

It is also called Remmon-methoar. Joshua 19:13 A. V. It is identified with the present village Rummaneh, about six miles north of Nazareth. 5. A rock whither the 600 surviving Benjamites retreated after the slaughter of their tribe. Judges 20:45; Judges 20:47; Judges 21:13.

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Rice, Edwin Wilbur, DD. Entry for 'Rimmon'. People's Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/rpd/r/rimmon.html. 1893.

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