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Tabrimmon meaning

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🔼The name Tabrimmon in the Bible

The name Tabrimmon occurs only once in the Bible. It belongs to the father of Ben-hadad, king of Aram, to whom king Asa of Judah gave all the silver and gold left in the temple of YHWH and the royal palace in order to establish a treaty between Judah and Aram.

The reason for this was that king Baasha of Israel, which was sandwiched between Aram and Judah, had been preparing to go to war with Judah (1 Kings 15:18).

🔼Etymology of the name Tabrimmon

The name Tabrimmon consists of two elements. The first part is the same as the word טוב (tob), meaning to be pleasing or good:

The second part of our name is probably a variant of the name of Aram's prime deity, Rimmon, which in turn is identical to the noun רמון (rimmon), meaning pomegranate:

🔼Tabrimmon meaning

For a meaning of the name Tabrimmon, NOBSE Study Bible Name List: Rimmon Is Good, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Goodness Of Rimmon and BDB Theological Dictionary has Ramman Is Good or Ramman Is Wise.

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