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HEBREW: 1910 Nwmrddh Hadadrimmown
NAVE: Hadadrimmon
EBD: Hadad-rimmon
Hachaliah | Hachilah, Hill Of | Hachilah, The Hill | Hacmoni | Hadad | Hadad-Rimmon | Hadadezer | Hadarezer | Hadashah | Hadassah | Hadattah


In Bible versions:

Hadad-Rimmon: NET AVS TEV
Hadad Rimmon: NIV
Hadad-rimmon: NRSV
Hadadrimmon: NASB
a false god of the Phoenicians and Syrians

invocation to the god Rimmon
Google Maps: Hadad-rimmon (32° 31´, 35° 12´)


Strongs #01910: Nwmrddh Hadadrimmown

Hadad-rimmon = "Hadad of the pomegranates"

1) a place in the valley of Megiddo where a national lamentation was
held for the death of King Josiah; named after two Syrian gods

1910 Hadadrimmown had-ad-rim-mone'

from 1908 and 7417; Hadad-Rimmon, a place in
see HEBREW for 01908
see HEBREW for 07417

Hadad-rimmon [EBD]

(composed of the names of two Syrian idols), the name of a place in the valley of Megiddo. It is alluded to by the prophet Zechariah (12:11) in a proverbial expression derived from the lamentation for Josiah, who was mortally wounded near this place (2 Chr. 35:22-25). It has been identified with the modern Rummaneh, a village "at the foot of the Megiddo hills, in a notch or valley about an hour and a half south of Tell Metzellim."

Hadadrimmon [NAVE]

HADADRIMMON, a place in the valley of Megiddon, Zech. 12:11.


is, according to the ordinary interpretation of (12:11) a place in the valley of Megiddo (a part of the plain of Esdraelon, six miles from Mount Carmel and eleven from Nazareth), where a national lamentation was held for the death of King Josiah. It was named after two Syrian idols.


HADADRIMMON - ha-dad-rim'-on, had-ad-rim'-on (hadhadh rimmon): A name which occurs, along with Megiddon, in Zec 12:11. It was long thought that this was a place in the plain of Megiddo, and that the mourning referred to was that for Josiah, slain in battle with Pharaoh-necoh (2 Ki 23:29). This last, however, was certainly at Jerusalem. Jerome (Comm. on Zec) identifies Hadadrimmon with Maximianopolis, a village near Jezreel, probably Legio, the ancient Megiddo. Possibly, however, the form "Hadadrimmon" has arisen through the combination of two divine names; and the weeping may be that for Tammuz (Ezek 8:14), with whom the old Semitic deity had become confused in the popular mind.

W. Ewing

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