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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Mamre

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Mam're. (strength, fatness). An ancient Amorite, who with his brothers, Eshcol and Aner, was in alliance with Abram, Genesis 14:13; Genesis 14:151, and under the shade of whose oak grove, the patriarch dwelt in the interval between his residence at Bethel and at Beersheba. Genesis 13:18; Genesis 18:1. In the subsequent chapters, Mamre is a mere local appellation. Genesis 23:17; Genesis 23:19; Genesis 25:9; Genesis 49:30; Genesis 50:13.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Mamre'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/m/mamre.html. 1901.

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