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bashemath


bashemath


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Bashemath 
  sweet-smelling.  (1.)  The  daughter  of  Ishmael,  the  last  of  Esau's 
  three  wives  (Gen.  36:3,  4,  13),  from  whose  son  Reuel  four  tribes 
  of  the  Edomites  sprung.  She  is  also  called  Mahalath  (Gen.  28:9). 
  It  is  noticeable  that  Esau's  three  wives  receive  different  names 
  in  the  genealogical  table  of  the  Edomites  (Gen.  36)  from  those 
  given  to  them  in  the  history  (Gen.  26:34;  28:9). 
 
  (2.)  A  daughter  of  Solomon,  and  wife  of  Ahimaaz,  one  of  his 
  officers  (1  Kings  4:15). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Bashemath,  perfumed;  confusion  of  death;  in  desolation