|Origin:||probably a patronymic from an unused name derived from 0559 in the sense of publicity, i.e. prominence|
|Reference:||TWOT - 119|
|PrtSpch:||noun masculine collective|
|In Hebrew:||yrmah 71, yrmahw 13, yrma 2, yrmal 1|
|In NET:||Amorites 63, Amorite 24|
|In AV:||Amorite 87|
|Definition:||Amorite = "a sayer"
1) one of the peoples of east Canaan and beyond the Jordan, dispossessed
by the Israelite incursion from Egypt
probably a patronymic from an unused name derived from 559 in
the sense of publicity, i.e. prominence; thus, a mountaineer;
an Emorite, one of the Canaanitish tribes:-Amorite.
see HEBREW for 0559
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