Easton's Bible Dictionary
(1) The daughter of Lamech and Zillah ( Genesis
(2) The daughter of the king of Ammon, one of the wives of Solomon, the only one
who appears to have borne him a son, viz., Rehoboam ( 1
Kings 14:21 , 14:31
(3) A city in the plain of Judah ( Joshua
15:41 ), supposed by some to be identified with Na'aneh, some 5 miles south-east
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names
Smith's Bible Dictionary
(1) One of the four women whose names are preserved in the records of the world
before the flood; all except Eve being Cainites. Site was daughter of Lamech by
his wife Zillah, and sister, as is expressly mentioned to Tubal-cain ( Genesis
4:22 ) only. (B.C. about 3550.)
(2) Mother of King Rehoboam. ( 1
Kings 14:21 , 14:31
Chronicles 12:13 ) In each of these passages she is distinguished by the title
"the (not an, as in Authorized Version) Ammonite." She was therefore one of the
foreign women whom Solomon took into his establishment. ( 1
Kings 11:1 ) (B.C. 1015-975.)
(3) One of the towns of Judah in the district of the lowland or Shefelah. ( Joshua
15:41 ) Capt. Warren, in Report of Palestine Exploration Fund , 1871, locates
it at Naameh , six miles northeast of Yebna.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
na'-a-ma. (na'amah, "pleasant"; Noema):
(1) Daughter of Lamech and Zillah, and sister of Tubal-cain (Genesis 4:22; compare
Josephus, Ant, I, ii, 2).
(2) An Ammonitish woman whom Solomon married, and who became the mother of Rehoboam
(1 Kings 14:21; 2 Chronicles 12:13). According to an addition in the Septuagint
following 1 Kings 12:24, "her name was Naaman, the daughter of Ana (Hanun) son
of Nahash, king of the sons of Ammon" (see Benzinger, Konige, in the place cited.).
(3) One of a group of 16 lowland (Shephelah) cities forming part of Judah's inheritance
(4) The home of Zophar, one of Job's friends (Job 2:11, etc.).
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