Meaning of GAMMADIM in English

This word occurs only in (Ezekiel 27:11) A variety of explanations of the term have been offered.

→ One class renders it "pygmies."

→ A second treats it as a geographical or local term.

→ A third gives a more general sense to the word "brave warriors." Hitzig suggests "deserters." After all, the rendering in the LXX.-"guards"- furnishes the simplest explanation.

Smith's Bible English dictionary.      Английский библейский словарь Смита.