CHEMOSH

CHEMOSH
Moabitarum numen. Ierem. c. 48. v. 46. Χαμῶς LXX. interpretes vocant; et nomine tantummodo a Phegorio Deo hunc distare sentit D. Hieronymus. Philo Iudaeus, Allegor. 2. Χαμὼς ἑρμηνεύεται ὡς ψηλάφημα, quod caecorum fere proprium. Sane mosch est contrectavit, seu palpavit, et elementum Caph servile, ὡς interpretatur.

Hofmann J. Lexicon universale. 1698.

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  • CHEMOSH — (Heb. כְּמוֹשׁ), the chief god of the Moabites. The Bible uses the form kemosh (Num. 21:29; Jer. 48:13, et al.), while in the mesha stele the name appears as kmš, lacking the vav. In other epigraphic material the name appears as the theophoric… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Chemosh — For other uses, see Chemosh (disambiguation). Religions of the Ancient Near East …   Wikipedia

  • Chemosh — /kee mosh/, n. a Moabite god. Jer. 48. * * * ▪ Semitic deity  ancient West Semitic deity, revered by the Moabites as their supreme god. Little is known about Chemosh; although King Solomon of Israel built a sanctuary to him east of Jerusalem (1… …   Universalium

  • Chemosh —    The destroyer, subduer, or fish god, the god of the Moabites (Num. 21:29; Jer. 48:7, 13, 46). The worship of this god, the abomination of Moab, was introduced at Jerusalem by Solomon (1 Kings 11:7), but was abolished by Josiah (2 Kings 23:13) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Chemosh — The god of Moab for whom Solomon built a high place (1 Kgs. 11:7) which Josiah later destroyed (2 Kgs. 23:13). A stela dedicated to Chemosh by King Moab was discovered in 1868 with cultic language similar to that of Israelites for Yahweh …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Chemosh — Kemoch Kemoch, parfois appelé Chamôs, était le dieu des Amorites puis des Moabites. Comme beaucoup d autres dieux, Kemoch était honoré de sacrifices humains. Certains pensent que le roi Moabite lui offrit son fils en holocauste lorsque sa ville,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • CHEMOSH —    the national god of the Moabites, akin to Moloch, and their stay in battle, but an abomination to the children of Jehovah …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Chemosh —    War god of the Moabites in their wars against Israel. He was the Shamash of the Babylonians …   Who’s Who in non-classical mythology

  • Chemosh — /kee mosh/, n. a Moabite god. Jer. 48 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Chemosh (Dragonlance) — Chemosh Created by Margaret Weis and Tracy Hickman Game information Homeland The Beyond Gender Male Race God of Evil Alignment Evil …   Wikipedia

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