Bible Names N-Z: Talmai
Talmai in Easton's Bible Dictionary
abounding in furrows. (1.) One of the Anakim of Hebron, who
slain by the men of Judah under Caleb (Num. 13:22;
(2.) A king of Geshur, to whom Absalom fled after he
Amnon to death (2 Sam. 3:3; 13:37). His daughter,
one of David's wives, and the mother of Absalom (1
Talmai in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. One of the three giant sons of Anak slain at Hebron
or Kirjath Arba (their dwelling place at the time of the
spies, Numbers 13:22) by the men of Judah under Caleb (Judges
1:10; Joshua 15:14).
2. Of the Geshur royal family, son of king Ammihud;
father of David's wife Maacah (2 Samuel 13:37); grandfather of
Absalom. David formed the unfortunate connection doubtless in
his invasion of the Geshurites (1 Samuel 27:8; 2 Samuel 3:3).
His passion for beauty at all costs bore its bitter fruits.
Talmai harboured Absalom, the beautiful son of a beautiful
mother, when fleeing after murdering his brother Amnon.
Talmai in Hitchcock's Bible Names
my furrow; that suspends the waters; heap of waters
Talmai in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A son of Anak
Nu 13:22; Jos 15:14; Jud 1:10
-2. King of Geshur
2Sa 3:3; 13:37; 1Ch 3:2
Talmai in Smiths Bible Dictionary
1. One of the three sons of "the Anak" who were slain
by the men of Judah. Nu 13:22; Jos 15:14; Jud 1:10 (B.C.
2. Son of Ammihud king of Geshur. 2Sa 3:3; 13:37; 1Ch
3:2 He was probably a petty chieftain, dependent on David.
Talmai in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
tal'-mi, tal'-ma-i (talmay):
(1) A clan, possibly of Aramean origin, generally reputed to
be of gigantic height; resident in Hebron at the time of the
Hebrew conquest and driven thence by Caleb (Nu 13:22; Josh
15:14; Jdg 1:10).
(2) A son of Ammihur (or Ammihud), king of Geshur, a small
Aramean kingdom, and a contemporary of David, to whom he gave
his daughter Maacah in marriage. When Absalom fled from David
after the assassination of Amnon he took refuge with Talmai at
Geshur (2 Sam 3:3; 13:37; 1 Ch 3:2).
Talmai in Wikipedia
Talmai (תלמי) is a name in the Bible referring to a number of
minor people. Its Aramaic version was connected to the Greek
Ptolemy (see for the list of corresponding names and
surnames), and, later, to the Italian Bartolomeo, English
Talmai Scripture - Joshua 15:14
And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and
Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
Talmai Scripture - Judges 1:10
And Judah went against the Canaanites that dwelt in Hebron:
(now the name of Hebron before [was] Kirjatharba:) and they
slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai.
Talmai Scripture - Numbers 13:22
And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where
Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, [were].
(Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
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