Hebrew - English Dictionary

H7417 - Rimmon

Strong's No.:H7417




Word Origin:The same as H7416

Bible Usage:{Remmon} Rimmon. The addition -methoar () is המּתאר {hammethô'âr} ham-meth-o-awr; passive participle of H8388 with the article the (one) marked {off} That is6which pertains; mistaken for part of the name.


{Rimmon} the name of a Syrian {deity} also of five places in Palestine. The additon of -methoar (the fourth form) is a passive participle of H8388 with the article; the (one) marked {off} that {is} which pertains; mistaken for part of the name

Brown Driver
Biggs Definition:

Rimmon = "pomegranate" n pr dei

1. the deity of wind, rain, and storm, worshipped by the Syrians of Damascus n pr m

2. a Benjamite of Beeroth, the father of Rechab and Baanah, the murderers of Ishbosheth n pr loc

3. the Rock; a cliff or inaccessible natural fastness in which the 600 Benjamites who escaped the slaughter of Gibeah took refuge

4. a town in the southern portion of Judah allotted to Simeon

5. a Levitical city in Zebulun located approximately 6 miles north of Nazareth

Bible References:

Remmon ( 2 )
Rimmon ( 14 )


Definitions are taken from Strong's Exhaustive Concordance
by James Strong (S.T.D.) (LL.D.) 1890.