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Amalek (place)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Amalek, Son of Eliphaz
Amalek (עֲמָלֵק‎, amaleq). The area roamed by the nomadic Amalekites, from the west Sinai to Arabia, including southern Canaan (e.g., Exod 17:8–16; Num 24:20; Deut 25:17–19; 1 Sam 15:2–20).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Amalek (Place)
AMALEK [ămˊə lĕk] (Heb. ˓amālēq) (PLACE). Possibly a region in the territory of Ephraim (Judg. 5:14; so KJV, NIV following MT; see also 12:15; RSV, JB “valley,” following proposed emendation ˓ēmeq).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
AMALEK; AMALEKITE
AMALEK; AMALEKITE<am’-a-lek>, <a-mal’-e-kit>, <am’-a-lek-it> ( עֲמָלֵק‎ [̀amaleq], עֲמָלֵקִי‎ [̀amaleqi]): A tribe dwelling originally in the region south of Judah, the wilderness of et-Tih where the Israelites came into conflict with them. They were nomads as a people dwelling in that tract would naturally
The Westminster Bible Dictionary
Amalek
Amʹa-lek, a son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau (Gen. 36:16). He was not the father of the Amalekites, who are mentioned as a powerful people long before the birth of Amalek (Gen. 14:7).
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Amalek
Amalek am′uh-lek (עֲמָלֵקH6667, derivation uncertain; gentilic עֲמָלֵקִיH6668, “Amalekite”). Son of Eliphaz (by his concubine Timna), grandson of Esau, and a tribal chief (ʾallûp H477) of Edom (Gen. 36:12, 15–16; 1 Chr. 1:36). The name is applied to his descendants, an ancient marauding people in