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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Talmon

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(Heb. Talmonn'; טִלְמוֹן, oppressor; Sept. Τελμών and Τελαμίν v..r. Τελμάν, Τολμών, Τελαμείν; Vulg. Telmon), the head of a family of door-keepers in the Temple, "the porters for the camps of the sons of Levi" (1 Chronicles 9:17 Nehemiah 11:19). B.C. 1013. Some of his descendants returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:42; Nehemiah 7:45), and were employed in their hereditary office in the days of Nehemiah and Ezra (Nehemiah 12:25), for the proper names in this passage must be considered as the names of families.

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Talmon'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/t/talmon.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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