Zalmonah

ZALMONAH (zăl-mō'na, Heb. tsalmōnâh, gloomy). One of the places in the wilderness where Israel camped. It lay SE of Edom (Num.33.41-Num.33.42).


ZALMONAH zăl mō’ nə (צַּלְמֹנָ֑ה, dark, gloomy). The first encampment of the Israelites after leaving Mount Hor (Num 33:41, 42); prob. E of Jebel Harun, at Bir Madhkur.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A desert camp of the Israelites, the first after Mt. Hor (Nu 33:41,42). The name "suggests some gloomy valley leading up to the Edomite plateau."

See Wanderings of Israel.