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Tamar

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TAMAR . 1. A Canaanite woman, married to Er and then to his brother Onan (see Marriage, 4). Tamar became by her father-in-law himself the mother of twin sons, Perez and Zerah ( Genesis 38:1-30 , Ruth 4:12 , 1 Chronicles 2:4 , Matthew 1:3 ). 2. The beautiful sister of Absalom, who was violated and brutally insulted by her half-brother, Amnon ( 2 Samuel 13:1 ff.). 3. A daughter of Absalom ( 2 Samuel 14:27 ). 4. See next article.

TAMAR . In Ezekiel 47:19 ; Ezekiel 48:28 the S.E. boundary-mark of the restored kingdom of Israel. No proposed identification has been successful, since no place of this name has been found in the region required, that is, near the S. end of the Dead Sea. It is possibly the same place that is mentioned in 1 Kings 9:18 as one of the S. fortresses built up by Solomon. Here a variant Heb. reading has Tadmor (wh. see) a manifest error, which is perhaps borrowed from the parallel passage 2 Chronicles 8:4 .

J. F. McCurdy.


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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Tamar'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/hdb/t/tamar.html. 1909.

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