ע
ABARIM
Publications
Discover the meanings of thousands of Biblical names in Abarim Publications' Biblical Name Vault

Allemeth meaning

עלמת

Source: http://www.abarim-publications.com/Meaning/Allemeth.html

🔼The name Allemeth in the Bible

The name Allemeth (not to be confused with the similar name Alemeth) is a city in the territory of Benjamin, which was given to the Levites (1 Chronicles 6:60). The same town appears to be called Almon in Joshua 21:18.

🔼Etymology of the name Allemeth

The name Allemeth derives from the root group עלם:

🔼Allemeth meaning

For a meaning of the name Allemeth, NOBSE Study Bible Name List has Hidden and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names reads A Hiding Place. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate this name but does list it under the root עלם I, meaning to hide.