Tadmor

Tadmor (Tad´mor)

A city (modern Tadmur) in Syria located in a fertile oasis in the Syrian desert a hundred and forty miles northeast of Damascus. Tadmor is mentioned only once in the Bible: in (2Chr 8:4) Solomon is said to have built “Tadmor in the wilderness.” A related passage in (1Kgs 9:18) reports that Solomon built “Tamar in the wilderness, in the land of Judah.” The city of Tamar is known from (Ezek 47:19 and Ezek 48:28) as a town south of the Dead Sea. Some scholars suspect that “Tamar” is meant (rather than Tadmor) in (2Chr 8:4

2Chr 8:4

4He built Tadmor in the wilderness and all the storage towns that he built in Hamath.

1Kgs 9:18

18Baalath, Tamar in the wilderness, within the land,

Ezek 47:19

19On the south side, it shall run from Tamar as far as the waters of Meribath-kadesh, from there along the Wadi of Egypt to the Great Sea. This shall be the sou ... View more

Ezek 48:28

28And adjoining the territory of Gad to the south, the boundary shall run from Tamar to the waters of Meribath-kadesh, from there along the Wadi of Egypt to the ... View more

2Chr 8:4

4He built Tadmor in the wilderness and all the storage towns that he built in Hamath.

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