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KJV GN Sichem, Shechem = Hebrew šĕkem “Shoulder; Back” is also a PN (Genesis 34:1-31, Numbers 26:31, 1 Chronicles 7:19) = Egyptian ''SЗkЗmЗ'' “Shechem,” in Pap. Anastasi I, 21, 6<ref>Budge, ''Hieroglyphic Dictionary'', 1033.</ref> ; also Egyptian ''Skmm'', Akkadian ''<sup>mātu</sup>Ša-ak-mi'' = Greek Συχέμ, Σικιμα.
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KJV GN Sichem, Shechem = Hebrew ''šĕkem'' “Shoulder; Back” is also a PN (Genesis 34:1-31, Numbers 26:31, 1 Chronicles 7:19) = Egyptian ''SЗkЗmЗ'' “Shechem,” in Pap. Anastasi I, 21, 6<ref>Budge, ''Hieroglyphic Dictionary'', 1033.</ref> ; also Egyptian ''Skmm'', Akkadian ''<sup>mātu</sup>Ša-ak-mi'' = Greek Συχέμ, Σικιμα.
  
 
Hebrew ''mĕqôm šĕkem'' “Holy-Place of Shechem” (Genesis 12:6; KJV Sichem) -- “Not the city as such but a venerated spot within it or nearby, which owed its local prominence to a certain tree,”<ref>Speiser, ''Genesis'', 86.</ref>  the “Oracular-Terebinth,” which see at MOREH, above (Genesis 33:18, 37:12, Joshua 17:7, Judges 8:31; KJV Shechem).  Cf. Hebrew ''māqôm'' “(holy) place” (1 Chronicles 16:27) = Arabic ''muqam'', ''maqam'' “location; place, spot, tomb of dead saint, sacred place.”<ref>H. Wehr, ''Arabic-English Dictionary'', 4th ed., ed. J. Cowan (Ithaca: Spoken Language Services/ Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1994), 936-937; cf. Nibley, ''Lehi in the Desert'', 42, citing Claude R. Conder, "Moslem Mukams," ''Survey of Western Palestine'', 4:272.</ref>
 
Hebrew ''mĕqôm šĕkem'' “Holy-Place of Shechem” (Genesis 12:6; KJV Sichem) -- “Not the city as such but a venerated spot within it or nearby, which owed its local prominence to a certain tree,”<ref>Speiser, ''Genesis'', 86.</ref>  the “Oracular-Terebinth,” which see at MOREH, above (Genesis 33:18, 37:12, Joshua 17:7, Judges 8:31; KJV Shechem).  Cf. Hebrew ''māqôm'' “(holy) place” (1 Chronicles 16:27) = Arabic ''muqam'', ''maqam'' “location; place, spot, tomb of dead saint, sacred place.”<ref>H. Wehr, ''Arabic-English Dictionary'', 4th ed., ed. J. Cowan (Ithaca: Spoken Language Services/ Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1994), 936-937; cf. Nibley, ''Lehi in the Desert'', 42, citing Claude R. Conder, "Moslem Mukams," ''Survey of Western Palestine'', 4:272.</ref>

Latest revision as of 22:50, 12 May 2018

Pearl of Great Price PN 1. SECHEM GN Place of, in the Plains of MOREH Abraham 2:18

KJV GN Sichem, Shechem = Hebrew šĕkem “Shoulder; Back” is also a PN (Genesis 34:1-31, Numbers 26:31, 1 Chronicles 7:19) = Egyptian SЗkЗmЗ “Shechem,” in Pap. Anastasi I, 21, 6[1] ; also Egyptian Skmm, Akkadian mātuŠa-ak-mi = Greek Συχέμ, Σικιμα.

Hebrew mĕqôm šĕkem “Holy-Place of Shechem” (Genesis 12:6; KJV Sichem) -- “Not the city as such but a venerated spot within it or nearby, which owed its local prominence to a certain tree,”[2] the “Oracular-Terebinth,” which see at MOREH, above (Genesis 33:18, 37:12, Joshua 17:7, Judges 8:31; KJV Shechem). Cf. Hebrew māqôm “(holy) place” (1 Chronicles 16:27) = Arabic muqam, maqam “location; place, spot, tomb of dead saint, sacred place.”[3]

Variant: Sichem.

Notes


  1. Budge, Hieroglyphic Dictionary, 1033.
  2. Speiser, Genesis, 86.
  3. H. Wehr, Arabic-English Dictionary, 4th ed., ed. J. Cowan (Ithaca: Spoken Language Services/ Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, 1994), 936-937; cf. Nibley, Lehi in the Desert, 42, citing Claude R. Conder, "Moslem Mukams," Survey of Western Palestine, 4:272.

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