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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).
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International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
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
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 1, A–C
Amalek am′uh-lek (עֲמָלֵק H6667, derivation uncertain; gentilic עֲמָלֵקִי H6668, “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