Rimmon
    Footnotes

    Rimmon

    (1) God of the Syrians of Damascus (2 Kgs. 5:18), identified by them with the sun god Hadad (Zech. 12:11). Among the Babylonians he was the god of the air, wind, thunder, and rain.

    (2) Pomegranate. A Beerothite, father of Baanah and Rechab, the murderers of Ishbosheth (2 Sam. 4:2, 5, 9).

    (3) A place in Judah in the Negev (Josh. 15:32; 1 Chr. 4:32; Zech. 14:10).

    (4) The rock Rimmon, in the wilderness of Benjamin, about 3½ miles east of Bethel (Judg. 20:45, 47; 21:13).