red earth, a fortified city of Naphtali, probably the modern Damieh, on the west side of the sea of Tiberias (Josh. 19:33, 36).
The word Adam means "be red," and adamah may be referred to the red soil of Palestine.
"I ought to be called Adam," was his reply, "for I was created from adamah" (the ground).
Adam is derived from adamah: after all, man came from the great Woman—“the Mother of all living.”
In Hebrew adamah combines three senses—a fortress, redness, and cultivated ground.