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Naamah .

Hebrew: נעמה .
Also Known As: "Nabah", "Nicauli", "'(Egypt 21) Pinedjem II", "bint Tashere"
Birthplace: Ammon
Death: Died in Jerusalem, Israel
Place of Burial: Jerusalem, unknown
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Hanun / Zelek King of Amon and (Female) .
Wife of Rehoboam King of Judah; Solomon, King of Israel and Abijah King of Judah
Mother of Rehoboam King of Judah; Basemath .; Shemaiah .; Taphath .; Shobab . and 2 others

Occupation: Queen of Israel
Managed by: Chesky Pfeifer
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About Naamah the Amonite

Naamah Naaman, beautiful; agreeable

Smith's Bible Dictionary Naamah (loveliness). 1.One of the four women whose names are preserved in the records of the world before the flood; all except Eve being Cainites. Site was daughter of Lamech by his wife Zillah, and sister, as is expressly mentioned to Tubal-cain (Genesis 4:22) only. (B.C. about 3550.) 2.Mother of King Rehoboam. (1 Kings 14:21,31; 2 Chronicles 12:13) In each of these passages she is distinguished by the title "the (not an,? as in Authorized Version) Ammonite." She was therefore one of the foreign women whom Solomon took into his establishment. (1 Kings 11:1) (B.C. 1015-975.)

Easton's Bible Dictionary The beautiful. (1.) The daughter of Lamech and Zillah (Genesis 4:22).

(2.) The daughter of the king of Ammon, one of the wives of Solomon, the only one who appears to have borne him a son, viz., Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21, 31).

(3.) A city in the plain of Judah (Joshua 15:41), supposed by some to be identified with Na'aneh, some 5 miles south-east of Makkedah.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia NAAMAH (1) na'-a-ma. (naamah, "pleasant"; Noema):

(1) Daughter of Lamech and Zillah, and sister of Tubal-cain (Genesis 4:22; compare Josephus, Ant, I, ii, 2).

(2) An Ammonitish woman whom Solomon married, and who became the mother of Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21 2 Chronicles 12:13). According to an addition in the Septuagint following 1 Kings 12:24, "her name was Naaman, the daughter of Ana (Hanun) son of Nahash, king of the sons of Ammon" (see Benzinger, Konige, in the place cited.).


(1) One of a group of 16 lowland (Shephelah) cities forming part of Judah's inheritance (Joshua 15:41).

(2) The home of Zophar, one of Job's friends (Job 2:11, etc.).

1 Kings 14:21, 31

2 Chronicles 12:13

Wikipedia: Naamah & נעמה

Pharaoh's daughter who was the wife of Solomon is a figure in Hebrew scriptures who married the king of the United Monarchy of Israel to cement a political alliance with Egypt. Out of his vast harem, she is the only wife singled out, although she is not given a name in the texts. Her influence on Solomon is seen as the downfall of his greatness.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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Age 26
Jerusalem, Israel