Adamah



adamah

red earth, a fortified city of Naphtali, probably the modern Damieh, on the west side of the sea of Tiberias (Josh. 19:33, 36).

Historical Examples

The word Adam means “be red,” and adamah may be referred to the red soil of Palestine.
Bible Romances George W. Foote

“I ought to be called Adam,” was his reply, “for I was created from adamah” (the ground).
Hebraic Literature; Translations from the Talmud, Midrashim and Kabbala Various

Adam is derived from adamah: after all, man came from the great Woman—“the Mother of all living.”
Solomon and Solomonic Literature Moncure Daniel Conway

In Hebrew adamah combines three senses—a fortress, redness, and cultivated ground.
Solomon and Solomonic Literature Moncure Daniel Conway

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