Character Study on Hemath

Character Study on Hemath

Genesis 26: And Esau was forty years old when he took to wife Judith the daughter of Beeri the Hittite, and Bashemath the daughter of Elon the Hittite:
Genesis 36: And Bashemath Ishmael's daughter, sister of Nebajoth.
Genesis 36: And Adah bare to Esau Eliphaz; and Bashemath bare Reuel;
Genesis 36: These are the names of Esau's sons; Eliphaz the son of Adah the wife of Esau, Reuel the son of Bashemath the wife of Esau.
Genesis 36: And these are the sons of Reuel; Nahath, and Zerah, Shammah, and Mizzah: these were the sons of Bashemath Esau's wife.
Genesis 36: And these are the sons of Reuel Esau's son; duke Nahath, duke Zerah, duke Shammah, duke Mizzah: these are the dukes that came of Reuel in the land of Edom; these are the sons of Bashemath Esau's wife.
1 Chronicles 2: And the families of the scribes which dwelt at Jabez; the Tirathites, the Shimeathites, and Suchathites. These are the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab.
1 Chronicles 13: So David gathered all Israel together, from Shihor of Egypt even unto the entering of Hemath, to bring the ark of God from Kirjathjearim.
Amos 6: But, behold, I will raise up against you a nation, O house of Israel, saith the LORD the God of hosts; and they shall afflict you from the entering in of Hemath unto the river of the wilderness.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Hemath
(hee' math) KJV spelling of Hammath and Hamath. See Hammath ; Hamath .



Easton's Bible Dictionary - Hemath
A Kenite (1 Chronicles 2:55 ), the father of the house of Rechab.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Hemath
1 Chronicles 2:55.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Hemath
One called 'the father of the house of Rechab.' 1 Chronicles 2:55 . See also HAMATH.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Hamath, Hemath
District and a noted city in the north of Syria. We read of the HAMATHITE as early as Genesis 10:18 . The district lay north of the Lebanon and the Anti-Lebanon, but perhaps extended southward, as the northern border of Israel is spoken of as 'the entering in of Hamath.' 1 Kings 8:65 . Toi, king of Hamath, sent to congratulate David on his victory over Hadadezer. It was more than a hundred miles farther north than Dan, but it became tributary to Solomon and he built store cities there. 2 Chronicles 8:4 . On the death of Solomon it appears to have gained its independence, for it was recovered by Jeroboam II. 2 Kings 14:28 . It afterwards fell into the hands of the Assyrians. Jeremiah 52:9,27 .

Antiochus Epiphanes changed its name to Epiphaneia, which name appears on some maps. It is now called Hamah. The river Orontes runs through the city. It is so far removed from the path of ordinary travellers (35 12' N, 36 38' E ) that it retains its ancient customs and pride, along with its poverty and fanaticism. The district is mentioned in the future division of the land. Ezekiel 47:16,17,20 ; Ezekiel 48:1 ; Amos 6:14 ; Zechariah 9:2 . In Amos 6:2 it is called HAMATH THE GREAT.

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Rechab - Descendant of Hemath, a Kenite: perhaps the same as No
Jabez (2) - A town where the scribes belonging to the families of the Kenites resided (1 Chronicles 2:55; a school said by the Targum to have been founded by Othniel, called also Jabez; Rechab is made Rechabiah son of Eliezer, Moses' son): the Tirathites, Shimeathites, and Sucathites; they came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab
Kenite - A family of Kenites came of Hemath, father of the house of Rechab
Kenites - The chronicler includes the Kenite, Hemath, the father of the Rechabites, as one of the ancestors of the tribe of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:55 )
Kenites - Descendants of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab
Rechabites - The Rechabites, though they dwelt among the Israelites, did not belong to any of their tribes; for they were Kenites, as appears from 1 Chronicles 2:55 , where the Kenites are said to have come of "Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab
Jehonadab - the Kenites that came of Hemath, the father of the house of Rechab" ("the rider"