Rimmon


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Rimmon

(rĭm`ən), in the Bible. 1 Syrian god. 2 Father of the murderers of Ish-bosheth. 3 Rock, E of Bethel. There the remnants of the Benjamites took refuge after the battle of Gibeah. 4 See En-rimmonEn-rimmon
, in the Bible, place, reoccupied after the Exile. The same is meant by "Ain and Rimmon" and "Ain, Remmon" in the Book of Joshua; by "Ain, Rimmon" in First Chronicles; and by "Rimmon" in Zechariah. It was near the border of Simeon.
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. 5 Levitical town, N ancient Palestine, the modern Rummana, Israel, N of Nazareth. It is also called Remmon-methoar and Dimnah.
References in classic literature ?
Him follow'd RIMMON, whose delightful Seat Was fair DAMASCUS, on the fertil Banks Of ABBANA and PHARPHAR, lucid streams.
"I can't stand that fellow Naaman," said he, "after what he'd seen and felt, going back and bowing himself down in the house of Rimmon, because his effeminate scoundrel of a master did it.
The story has it that the pair were rivals for the affections of a water nymph called Rimmon, who came from Chew Brook in the valley.
In fact, when the Bible actually refers to a geographic feature related to Megiddo, it is not a mountain but a valley: "On that day the weeping in Jerusalem will be as great as the weeping of Hadad Rimmon in the plain of Megiddo" (Zechariah 12:11).
Shlomith Rimmon describes texts where every bit of information points back at the narrator as stories about stories ("A Comprehensive Theory of Narrative" 52).
Scourby complains, going to seek sanctuary from the Catholic Church, that 'It's like seeking refuge in the House of Rimmon.' (20) This could be a reference to the Temple of Rimmon (2 Kings 5:18); but in context, it makes much more sense as a reference to Kipling's poem 'Rimmon', presumably unknown to Saul, which refers to the House rather than Temple of Rimmon.
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From there it ran [back] to the east, toward the sunrise, to Gath-hepher, to Eth-kazin, and on to Rimmon, where it curved to Neah.
HE the Assistant Foreign Minister for Foreign Affairs Mohamed bin Abdullah al-Rumaihi met the visiting Venezuelan Deputy Foreign Minister Rimmon Karodelz yesterday.
(3.) Berkovich L, Ron I, Earon G, Abu-Ghanem 5, Rimmon A, Lev-Ari S.
James mirrors this thematic ambiguity in the stylization of his tale, which in Shlomith Rimmon's terms, assumes the form of an "impossible situation" (XI).