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Zemarite, 2 Definition(s)

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the designation of one of the Phoenician tribes ( Genesis 10:18 ) who inhabited the town of Sumra, at the western base of the Lebanon range. In the Amarna tablets (B.C. 1400) Zemar, or Zumur, was one of the most important of the Phoenician cities, but it afterwards almost disappears from history.

Added: 21.Aug.2011 | Source: Christianity: Easton's Bible Dictionary
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one of the Hamite tribes who in the genealogical table of ( Genesis 10:18 ) and 1Chr 1:16 are represented as "sons of Canaan." Nothing is certainly known of this ancient tribe. The old interpreters place them at Emessa, the modern Hums .

Added: 21.Aug.2011 | Source: Christianity: Smith's Bible Dictionary
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