manliness. (1.) An Amoritish chief in alliance with Abraham (Gen. 14:13, 24). (2.) The name of the place in the neighbourhood of Hebron (q.v.) where Abraham dwelt (Gen. 23:17, 19; 35:27); called also in Authorized Version (13:18) the "plain of Mamre," but in Revised Version more correctly "the oaks [marg., 'terebinths'] of Mamre." The name probably denotes the "oak grove" or the "wood of Mamre," thus designated after Abraham's ally. This "grove" must have been within sight of or "facing" Machpelah (q.v.). The site of Mamre has been identified with Ballatet Selta, i.e., "the oak of rest", where there is a tree called "Abraham's oak," about a mile and a half west of Hebron. Others identify it with er-Rameh, 2 miles north of Hebron.
In the plains of mamre, a short distance above the town of Hebron, still stands a very ancient oak tree.
And a little from Hebron is the mount of mamre, from which the valley takes its name.
The valley itself leads up through winding, narrow walls past the Plain of mamre, directly to Hebron.
And a little from Hebron is the mount of mamre, of the which the valley taketh his name.
His thoughts went back to the days of a childhood spent in Hebron under the rustling boughs of the oak of mamre.
The plain of mamre also occurs, and wherever it does should be oak or ash groves.
He received special revelations from God, being visited by him in the plains of mamre as the patriarch dwelt in a tent.
At that strange promise in the plain of mamre, my old wife, unlike old Abraham's, would not have jeeringly laughed within herself.
The Oak (or plain, as our version renders it) of mamre has been shown at various times in different directions.
Also beyond the flome Jordan is the vale of mamre, and that is a full fair vale.