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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Zemarites

A Hamite tribe related to the Hittites and Amorites. Sons of Canaan (Genesis 10:18). The targums identify with Emesa, now Hums. Bochart conjectures Samyra, a city of Phoenicia, on the sea coast, on the river Eleutherus; its ruins still are called Samra. (See ZEMARAIM).


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These dictionary topics are from Fausset Bible Dictionary, 1949. Public Domain.

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Fausset, Andrew R. "Entry for 'Zemarites'". "Fausset Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/fbd/view.cgi?number=T3920>. 1949.