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Onam

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

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(Heb. Onam', אוֹנָם, strong), the name of two men.

1. (Sept. ᾿Ωμάρ in Genesis, ᾿Ωνάμ in Chron.; v. r. ᾿Ωμάν, Σωνἀν ), the last named of the five children of Shobal, son of Seir the Horite (Genesis 36:23; 1 Chronicles 1:40). B.C. cir. 1964.

2. (Sept. Οὐνομά , v. r. Ο᾿ζόμ ), son of Jerahmeel, of the tribe of Judah, by his wife Atarah, and father of Shammai and Jada (1 Chronicles 2:26; 1 Chronicles 2:28). B.C. ante 1658.

Bibliography Information
McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Onam'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/​encyclopedias/​eng/​tce/​o/onam.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.
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