A prosperous city on the borders of Israel which eventually fell to the Assyrians, who ordered a transfer of inhabitants between Samaria and Hamath (2 Kgs. 17:24; Isa. 11:11).

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  • HAMATH — 2.Sam.c.8.v.9.ubi Toi seu Thui regnasse, Davidis Regis tempore dicitur, magna est urbs ad Orontem sita, quam Macedones Antiochiam postea dixêre. Caput fuit terrae Hamath, h. e. totius terrae tractus, a Terrae S. finibus usque ad Euphratem, ad… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • Hamath — Hamath, Stadt, u. Hamathiter, Volksstamm, s. Hama 2) …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hamath — Hamath, Stadt, s. Hamâ …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hamath — Hamath,   altorientalische Stadt, Hama …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hamath — Altstadt von Hama DMS …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Hamath —    Fortress, the capital of one of the kingdoms of Upper Syria of the same name, on the Orontes, in the valley of Lebanon, at the northern boundary of Palestine (Num. 13:21; 34:8), at the foot of Hermon (Josh. 13:5) towards Damascus (Zech. 9:2;… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Hamath — Hama Pour les articles homonymes, voir Hama (homonymie). Hama (ar) حماه …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Hamath-zobah — This place in ancient Israel (See History of ancient Israel and Judah) was apparently conquered by Solomon and thus figuring in his only military engagement alluded to in the Bible (2 Chr 8:3). Its exact location is uncertain.Hamath and Zobah… …   Wikipedia

  • Hamath — geographical name see Hama …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hamath-zobah —    Fortress of Zobah, (2 Chr. 8:3) is supposed by some to be a different place from the foregoing; but this is quite uncertain …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

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