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Samlah meaning

שמלה
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🔼The name Samlah in the Bible

The one and only Samlah mentioned in the Bible was an ancient king of Edom, namely Samlah of Masrekah, who became king after Hadad of Avith and was succeeded by Shaul of Rehoboth (Genesis 36:36-37, 1 Chronicles 1:47-48).

🔼Etymology of the name Samlah

The name Samlah is spelled identical and pronounced nearly the same as the noun שמלה (simla), meaning garment:

🔼Samlah meaning

For a meaning of the name Samlah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads A Garment and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has the similar Garment. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate this name but does list it under the root שמל (sml).

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