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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

Naamah (1)

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nā ´- a - ma . ( נעמה , na‛ămāh , "pleasant"; Νοεμά , Noemá ):

(1) Daughter of Lamech and Zillah, and sister of Tubal-cain (Genesis 4:22 ; compare Josephus, Ant. , I, ii, 2).

(2) An Ammonitish woman whom Solomon married, and who became the mother of Rehoboam 1 Kings 14:21 ; 2 Chronicles 12:13 . According to an addition in the Septuagint following 1 Kings 12:24 , "her name was Naaman, the daughter of Ana (Hanun) son of Nahash, king of the sons of Ammon" (see Benzinger, Konige , in loc.).


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. Entry for 'Naamah (1)'. International Standard Bible Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/isb/n/naamah-1.html. 1915.

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