Zalmon

Zalmon (Zal´muhn)

1 A member of David’s elite group of fighting men (2Sam 23:28); he is also called Ilai (1Chr 11:29). 2 A mountain near Shechem from which Abimelech cut branches with which to burn the Temple of El-berith (Judg 9:48); it is usually identified as a promontory or slope of Mt. Gerizim or Mt. Ebal, which lie on either side of Shechem. 3 An unknown location (Ps 68:14); possibly the same as 2 above, but probably a much higher elevation east of the Jordan toward Mt. Hermon.

2Sam 23:28

28Zalmon the Ahohite; Maharai of Netophah;

1Chr 11:29

29Sibbecai the Hushathite, Ilai the Ahohite,

Judg 9:48

48So Abimelech went up to Mount Zalmon, he and all the troops that were with him. Abimelech took an ax in his hand, cut down a bundle of brushwood, and took it ... View more

Ps 68:14

14When the Almighty scattered kings there,
snow fell on Zalmon.

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