Talmai

Talmai (Tal´mi)

1 One of the sons of Anak (descended from the Nephilim, Gen 6:4) who lived at Hebron when spies sent by Moses returned with reports of giants in the land. The sons of Anak were finally driven away by the military commander Caleb (Josh 15:14) or by Judahites (Judg 1:10). 2 The king of Geshur whose daughter, Maacah, was one of David’s wives and the mother of Absalom (2Sam 3:3; 1Chr 3:2). It was to Talmai that Absalom fled after killing his half brother Amnon (2Sam 13:37).

Gen 6:4

4The Nephilim were on the earth in those days—and also afterward—when the sons of God went in to the daughters of humans, who bore children to them. These were ... View more

Josh 15:14

14And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak.

Judg 1:10

10Judah went against the Canaanites who lived in Hebron (the name of Hebron was formerly Kiriath-arba); and they defeated Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai.

2Sam 3:3

3his second, Chileab, of Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel; the third, Absalom son of Maacah, daughter of King Talmai of Geshur;

1Chr 3:2

2the third Absalom, son of Maacah, daughter of King Talmai of Geshur; the fourth Adonijah, son of Haggith;

2Sam 13:37

37But Absalom fled, and went to Talmai son of Ammihud, king of Geshur. David mourned for his son day after day.

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