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Salmon is a person in the Hebrew Bible.

His name can be pronounced Salmon or Salmah.

He is the son of Nahshon, and married with Rahab of Jericho, by whom he had Boaz. Salmon is mentioned in 1 Chronicles 2:10-11 and Ruth 4:20,21.

According to the Book of Exodus, of those who were at least twenty years of age when leaving Egypt, only Caleb and Joshua would cross the Jordan River.

See also


  • Calmet's Dictionary of the Holy Bible 1832
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