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ADAMAH

(ad' uh muh) Place name and common noun meaning, “soil, farmland.” 1. The earth or cultivated ground from whose dust God formed mankind, forming the wordplay Adam from dust of adamah. (Genesis 2:7). Compare Genesis 2:19. Pottery was also made from the soil (Isaiah 45:9), as were altars (Exodus 20:24). The dead return to the earth (Psalms 146:4), but the soil also produces harvests (Deuteronomy 7:13; Deuteronomy 11:7). 2. A city in Naphtali's territory (Joshua 19:36) near where the Jordan River joins the sea of Tiberias, perhaps modern Hagar ed-Damm.


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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

Bibliography Information
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'ADAMAH'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/hbd/view.cgi?number=T103>. 1991.


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