Word Summary
Chermon: "sacred (mountain)", a mountain in S. Aram (Syria) and Northern Israel
Original Word: חֶרְמוֹן
Transliteration: Chermon
Phonetic Spelling: (kher-mone')
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: "sacred (mountain)", a mountain in S. Aram (Syria) and Northern Israel
Meaning: Hermon -- "sacred", a mountain in southern Aram (Syria) and Northern Israel
Strong's Concordance

From charam; abrupt; Chermon, a mount of Palestine -- Hermon.

see HEBREW charam


H2768. Chermon

חֶרְמוֺןproper name, of a mountain Hermon (sacred mountain, compare Sabean מחרם‎, etc., temple, Arabic interior of mosque, asylum, WetzstZKW see 1884, 115 RSSemitic i, 93; 2nd ed., 94) — the highest peak of Anti-Lebanon range, usually snow-capped, commanding southern Syria & northern Palestine; it is called שִׂיאֹן‎ by the author of Deuteronomy 4:48; by the Amorites שְׂנִיר‎, by the Sidonians שִׂרְיֹן3:9. It has three peaks; and the names חרמון‎ and שׂניר‎, distinguished in 1 Chronicles 5:23; Song of Solomon 4:8, may refer to two of these peaks; חֶרְמוֺנִיםPsalm 42:7 probably refers to these different peaks (see RobBR iii. 357 BädPal 301). It is a northern boundary ח הר ׳עדDeuteronomy 3:8; Joshua 12:1; חרמוֺן הרmount Hermon is used also 11:17; 12:5; 13:5, 11; 1 Chronicles 5:23; but חרמוןJoshua 11:3; Psalm 89:13; 133:3; Song of Solomon 4:8. see חֶרְמוֺן בַּעַלJudges 3:3; 1 Chronicles 5:23 (see Wetzstib. 115).

חֶרְמוֺנִים‎ see foregoing.