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HEBREW: 5279 hmen Na`amah
NAVE: Naamah
EBD: Naamah
Mysteries | Mystery | Myth | Mythology | Naam | Naamah | Naaman | Naamanites | Naamathite | Naamites, The | Naarah


In Bible versions:

daughter of Lamech; sister of Tubal-Cain
the Ammonitess wife of Solomon; mother of Rehoboam
a town in the western foothills of Judah

beautiful; agreeable ( --> same as Naaman)
Google Maps: Naamah (31° 52´, 34° 52´)
Arts Topics: Portraits of Naamah, Mother of Rehoboam


Strongs #05279: hmen Na`amah

Naamah = "loveliness"

n pr f
1) daughter of Lamech by his wife Zillah and sister of Tubal-cain in
the days before the flood
2) the Ammonite wife of Solomon and mother of king Rehoboam of Judah

n pr f loc
3) a town in the lowlands of Judah in Philistia

5279 Na`amah nah-am-aw'

feminine of 5277; pleasantness; Naamah, the name of an
antediluvian woman, of an Ammonitess, and of a place in
see HEBREW for 05277

Naamah [EBD]

the beautiful. (1.) The daughter of Lamech and Zillah (Gen. 4: 22).

(2.) The daughter of the king of Ammon, one of the wives of Solomon, the only one who appears to have borne him a son, viz., Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21, 31).

(3.) A city in the plain of Judah (Josh. 15:41), supposed by some to be identified with Na'aneh, some 5 miles south-east of Makkedah.

Naamah [NAVE]

1. Sister of Tubal-cain, Gen. 4:22.
2. A wife of Solomon and mother of King Rehoboam, 1 Kin. 14:21, 31; 2 Chr. 12:13.
3. A city of Judah, Josh. 15:41.


  1. One of the four women whose names are preserved in the records of the world before the flood; all except Eve being Cainites. Site was daughter of Lamech by his wife Zillah, and sister, as is expressly mentioned to Tubal-cain (Genesis 4:22) only. (B.C. about 3550.)
  2. Mother of King Rehoboam. (1 Kings 14:21,31; 2 Chronicles 12:13) In each of these passages she is distinguished by the title "the (not ?an,? as in Authorized Version) Ammonite." She was therefore one of the foreign women whom Solomon took into his establishment. (1 Kings 11:1) (B.C. 1015-975.)


one of the towns of Judah in the district of the lowland or Shefelah. (Joshua 15:41) Capt. Warren, in Report of Palestine Exploration Fund , 1871, locates it at Naameh , six miles northeast of Yebna.


NAAMAH (1) - na'-a-ma. (na`amah, "pleasant"; Noema):

(1) Daughter of Lamech and Zillah, and sister of Tubal-cain (Gen 4:22; compare Josephus, Ant, I, ii, 2).

(2) An Ammonitish woman whom Solomon married, and who became the mother of Rehoboam (1 Ki 14:21; 2 Ch 12:13). According to an addition in the Septuagint following 1 Ki 12:24, "her name was Naaman, the daughter of Ana (Hanun) son of Nahash, king of the sons of Ammon" (see Benzinger, Konige, in the place cited.).


NAAMAH (2) - (1) One of a group of 16 lowland (Shephelah) cities forming part of Judah's inheritance (Josh 15:41).

(2) The home of Zophar, one of Job's friends (Job 2:11, etc.).


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