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Mamre

Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature

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Mam´re, the name of an Amoritish chief who, with his brothers Aner and Eshcol, was in alliance with Abraham (; ). Hence, in the Authorized Version, 'the oaks of Mamre,' 'plain of Mamre' (; ), or simply 'Mamre' (;; ), a grove in the neighborhood of Hebron.

 

 

 

 

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Kitto, John, ed. Entry for 'Mamre'. "Kitto's Popular Cyclopedia of Biblical Literature". https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​kbe/​m/mamre.html.
 
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