Etam

Etam (Ee´tuhm)

1 The place where Samson defeated the Philistines and was subsequently delivered to them by the people of Judah (Judg 15:8; Judg 15:11). 2 A village in the territory of Simeon (1Chr 4:32), possibly identified with 3. 3 A city near Bethlehem fortified by Rehoboam (2Chr 11:6). 4 The Israelites’ first desert stop before turning back after they had left Succoth (Exod 13:20). It was located on the edge of the wilderness (Num 33:6).

Judg 15:8

8He struck them down hip and thigh with great slaughter; and he went down and stayed in the cleft of the rock of Etam.

Judg 15:11

11Then three thousand men of Judah went down to the cleft of the rock of Etam, and they said to Samson, “Do you not know that the Philistines are rulers over us ... View more

1Chr 4:32

32And their villages were Etam, Ain, Rimmon, Tochen, and Ashan, five towns,

2Chr 11:6

6He built up Bethlehem, Etam, Tekoa,

Exod 13:20

20They set out from Succoth, and camped at Etham, on the edge of the wilderness.

Num 33:6

6They set out from Succoth, and camped at Etham, which is on the edge of the wilderness.

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