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HEBREW: 8526 ymlt Talmay
NAVE: Talmai
EBD: Talmai
Talitha Cumi | Talitha Koum | Talitha-cumi | Talk, Unable | Talking | Talmai | Talmon | Talmud | Talsas | Tamah | Tamar


In Bible versions:

a descendant of Anak who lived in Hebron at the time of Moses
son of Ammihud; the king of Geshur in David's time

my furrow; that suspends the waters; heap of waters


Strongs #08526: ymlt Talmay

Talmai = "furrowed"

1) one of the 3 sons of the giant Anak who were slain by the men of Judah
2) son of Ammihud, king of Geshur, later king of Geshur himself, and
father of Maacah, the mother of Absalom and wife of David

8526 Talmay tal-mah'-ee

from 8525; ridged; Talmai, the name of a Canaanite and a
see HEBREW for 08525

Talmai [EBD]

abounding in furrows. (1.) One of the Anakim of Hebron, who were slain by the men of Judah under Caleb (Num. 13:22; Josh. 15:14; Judg. 1:10).

(2.) A king of Geshur, to whom Absalom fled after he had put Amnon to death (2 Sam. 3:3; 13:37). His daughter, Maachah, was one of David's wives, and the mother of Absalom (1 Chr. 3:2).

Talmai [NAVE]

1. A son of Anak, Num. 13:22; Josh. 15:14; Judg. 1:10.
2. King of Geshur, 2 Sam. 3:3; 13:37; 1 Chr. 3:2.


  1. One of the three sons of "the Anak" who were slain by the men of Judah. (Numbers 13:22; Joshua 15:14; Judges 1:10) (B.C. 1450.)
  2. Son of Ammihud king of Geshur. (2 Samuel 3:3; 13:37; 1 Chronicles 3:2) He was probably a petty chieftain, dependent on David. (B.C. 1040.)


TALMAI - tal'-mi, tal'-ma-i (talmay):

(1) A clan, possibly of Aramean origin, generally reputed to be of gigantic height; resident in Hebron at the time of the Hebrew conquest and driven thence by Caleb (Nu 13:22; Josh 15:14; Jdg 1:10).

(2) A son of Ammihur (or Ammihud), king of Geshur, a small Aramean kingdom, and a contemporary of David, to whom he gave his daughter Maacah in marriage. When Absalom fled from David after the assassination of Amnon he took refuge with Talmai at Geshur (2 Sam 3:3; 13:37; 1 Ch 3:2).

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