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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
(1) From the slopes of Mt. Zalmon, Abimelech and his followers gathered the wood with which they burned down "the stronghold of the house of El-berith," which may have been the citadel of Shechem (Judges 9:46 ). The mountain therefore was not far from the city; but no name resembling this has yet been recovered in Mt. Ephraim. It is just possible that in the modern Arabic name of Mt. Ebal,
(2) One of David's heroes (2 Samuel 23:28 ). See ILAI .
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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Zalmon'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/isb/z/zalmon.html. 1915.