Salmon in Easton's Bible Dictionary
garment, the son of Nashon (Ruth 4:20; Matt. 1:4, 5), possibly
the same as Salma in 1 Chr. 2:51.
Salmon in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A hill near Shechem on which Abimelech cut down the boughs
with which they set on fire the tower of Shechem. Salmon means
shady, dark (Psalm 68:14). The brightness of prosperity after
the gloom of the conflict was like the glittering white snow
which covers dark Salmon's forests (Judges 9:48; Mark 9:3). Or
else (Maurer) Canaan had the same snowy appearance, covered
over With the corpses of the slain, as Salmon when its trees
were cut down by Abimelech changed its dark color for a white
one. Joel 1:7, "He hath barked my figtree ... the branches are
made white." The blanching bones too may be referred to.
Salmon in Hitchcock's Bible Names
peaceable; perfect; he that rewards
Salmon in Naves Topical Bible
-1. A hill
See SALMA, number two
Salmon in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(garment), Ru 4:20,21; 1Ch 2:11,51,54; Mt 1:4,5; Lu 3:32 son
of Nahshon. the prince of the children of Judah, and father of
Boat, the husband of Ruth. (B.C. 1296.) Bethlehem-ephratah,
which was Salmon's inheritance, was part of the territory of
Caleb, the grandson of Ephratah; and this caused him to be
reckoned among the sons of Caleb.
Salmon in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
sal'-mon, (salmon, "investiture" (Ruth 4:21), salmah,
"clothing" (Ruth 4:20), salma' (1 Ch 2:11,51,54); Salmon):
(1) The father of Boaz, the husband of Ruth, and thus the
grandfather of Jesse, David's father (Ruth 4:20,21). He is
mentioned in both the genealogies of Jesus (Mt 1:4,5; Lk
3:32). From Mt 1:5 we learn that he married Rahab, by whom he
(2) In 1 Ch 2:51 ff, we read of a Salma, "the father of Beth-
lehem," a son of Caleb, the son of Hur. He is also said to be
the father of "the Netophathites, Atroth-beth-joab, and half
of the Manahathites, the Zorites," and several "families of
See also ZALMON.
S. F. Hunter
Salmon in Wikipedia
Salmon is a person in the Hebrew Bible.
His name can be pronounced Salmon or Salmah.
He is the son of Nahshon, and married with Rahab of Jericho,
by whom he had Boaz. Salmon is mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:10-
11; Ruth 4:20,21.Matthew 1:4
According to The Exodus, of those who were at least twenty
years of age when leaving Egypt, only Caleb and Joshua would
cross the Jordan River.
Salmon Scripture - Matthew 1:4
And Aram begat Aminadab; and Aminadab begat Naasson; and
Naasson begat Salmon;
Salmon Scripture - Matthew 1:5
And Salmon begat Booz of Rachab; and Booz begat Obed of Ruth;
and Obed begat Jesse;
Salmon Scripture - Ruth 4:20
And Amminadab begat Nahshon, and Nahshon begat Salmon,