Naamah

Naamah

Naamah or Na'amah (Hebrew: נעמה‎) is used as a female given name in contemporary Israel. Literally, it means "Pleasant One". It can also refer to:

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Religion

  • Naamah (Genesis), the daughter of Lamech the Cainite. In some extra-Biblical traditions, a "Naamah" also appears as Noah's second wife, who is sometimes said to be a daughter of Enoch
  • Naamah (wife of Solomon), mother of Rehoboam
  • Naamah, a city of Canaan, listed in the Joshua 15:41, as having been conquered and subsequently settled by the Tribe of Judah.[1] The city may possibly have been a tributary of the Canaanite royal city of Makkedah
  • Naamah (demon), an angel of prostitution, one of the succubus mates of the archangel Samael in Zoharistic Kabbalah

Music

Literature

  • Naamah, one of the Companions of Elua in Jacqueline Carey's Kushiel's Legacy saga
  • Naamah is an antagonist in the Dragons In Our Midst series by Bryan Davis (author)

Gaming

  • Naamah is a Changeling girl in the roleplay game Changeling: the Lost, who appears as the Queen of Miami's Autumn Court
  • Naamah in the tabletop war game BattleTech, one of the Ascended Manei Domini, and commander of the 49th Shadow Division of the Word of Blake
  • Naamah the Soul Eater, boss of the Sanctum Of Destruction hero map on Grand Chase

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  • NAAMAH — (Heb. נַעֲמָה; pleasantness ), two biblical figures. (1) Daughter of Lamech and Zillah and sister of Tubal Cain (Gen. 4:22). (2) Ammonite wife of Solomon, mother of Rehoboam (I Kings 14:21; II Chron. 12:13). BIBLIOGRAPHY: EM, 5 (1968), 891–2… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Naamah —    In kabbalistic lore, one of four angels of prostitution, a DEMON, and a partner of SAMAEL. Naamah means “pleasing.” Naamah is the mother of the great demon ASMODEUS and other demons. She seduces men and spirits and, with LILITH, causes… …   Encyclopedia of Demons and Demonology

  • Naamah (Genesis) — Naamah Marble bas relief at Orvieto Cathedral depicts Naamah as a teacher of reading, while her half brother Jubal is a father of music. Born Naamah …   Wikipedia

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  • Naamah Kelman — Ezrachi (first name also spelled in English as Naama; born January 25, 1955) is an American born Rabbi who was named as Dean of the Hebrew Union College Jewish Institute of Religion campus in Jerusalem starting in July 2009. In 1992, Kelman made… …   Wikipedia

  • Naamah (wife of Solomon) — Naamah was the wife of King Solomon, and mother of his heir, Rehoboam, according to both 1 Kings 14:21 31, and 2 Chronicles 12:13 in the Hebrew Bible. She was an Ammonite, and the only one of Solomon s wives to be mentioned, within the… …   Wikipedia

  • Naamah (demon) — This article is about the angel or demon. For other uses, see Naamah (disambiguation). Naamah or Na amah (Hebrew: נעמה‎) is a demonic legendary creature, the mother of divination. How she became a demon is unclear. Contents 1 Etymology 2 In the… …   Wikipedia

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  • Naamah —    The beautiful.    1) The daughter of Lamech and Zillah (Gen. 4: 22).    2) The daughter of the king of Ammon, one of the wives of Solomon, the only one who appears to have borne him a son, viz., Rehoboam (1 Kings 14:21, 31).    3) A city in… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Servants of Naamah — In Jacqueline Carey s Kushiel Trilogy, the Servants of Naamah are sacred prostitutes of Terre d Ange. They are revered due to their dedication to the angel Naamah, one of the eight who abandoned the One God to follow Elua.There are many Servants… …   Wikipedia

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