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Σαλήμ

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Forms of the word
Dictionary: 
Σαλήμ, ἡ
Greek transliteration: 
Salēm
Simplified transliteration: 
Salem
Numbers
Strong's number: 
4532
GK Number: 
4889
Statistics
Frequency in New Testament: 
2
Morphology of Biblical Greek Tag: 
n-3g(2)
Gloss: 
Salem, peace
Definition: 
(Hebrew, meaning peace), Salem, pr. name, indecl., Heb. 7:1f.*

Greek-English Concordance for

Hebrews 7:1 For this Melchizedek, king of Salem (Salēm | Σαλήμ | gen sg fem), priest of the Most High God, met Abraham returning from the defeat of the kings and blessed him,
Hebrews 7:2 and to him Abraham alloted a tenth part of everything. Translated, his name means first, “king of righteousness,” then it also means, “king of Salem,” (Salēm | Σαλήμ | gen sg fem) that is, “king of peace.”