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Shammoth meaning

שמות
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🔼The name Shammoth in the Bible

The name Shammoth appears only once in the Bible. The Chronicler lists Shammoth the Harorite as one of king David's hallowed mighty-men (1 Chronicles 11:27).

🔼Etymology of the name Shammoth

The name Shammoth comes from the verb שמם (shamen), meaning to be appalled or desolate, and appears to be the plural form of the feminine noun שמה (shamma), meaning waste:

🔼Shammoth meaning

For a meaning of the name Shammoth, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Waste and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Deserts. BDB Theological Dictionary does not interpret our name but does confirm that it's plural of שמה.

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