חֶרְמוֺן proper name, of a mountain Hermon (sacred mountain, compare Sabean מחרם, etc., temple, Arabic interior of mosque, asylum, WetzstZKW see 1884, 115 RSSemitic i, 93; 2nd ed., 94) — the highest peak of Anti-Lebanon range, usually snow-capped, commanding southern Syria & northern Palestine; it is called שִׂיאֹן by the author of
[Deut 4:48] by the Amorites שְׂנִיר, by the Sidonians שִׂרְיֹן [Deut 3:9]. It has three peaks; and the names חרמון and שׂניר, distinguished in [1Chr 5:23]; [Song 4:8], may refer to two of these peaks; חֶרְמוֺנִים [Ps 42:7] probably refers to these different peaks (see RobBR iii. 357 BädPal 301). It is a northern boundary ׳עד הר ח [Deut 3:8]; [Josh 12:1] הר חרמוֺן mount Hermon is used also [Josh 11:17]; [Josh 12:5]; [Josh 13:5]; [Josh 13:11]; [1Chr 5:23] but חרמון [Josh 11:3]; [Ps 89:13]; [Ps 133:3]; [Song 4:8]. see בַּעַל חֶרְמוֺן [Judg 3:3]; [1Chr 5:23] (see Wetzstib. 115).
חֶרְמוֺנִים see foregoing.
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