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A city (modern Tadmur) in Syria located in a fertile oasis in the Syrian desert a hundred and forty miles northeast of Damascus. Tadmor is mentioned only once in the Bible: in (2Chr 8:4) Solomon is said to have built “Tadmor in the wilderness.” A related passage in (1Kgs 9:18) reports that Solomon built “Tamar in the wilderness, in the land of Judah.” The city of Tamar is known from (Ezek 47:19 and Ezek 48:28) as a town south of the Dead Sea. Some scholars suspect that “Tamar” is meant (rather than Tadmor) in (2Chr 8:4