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Gatam
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Gatam, Son of Eliphaz
Gatam, Son of Eliphaz (גַּעְתָּם‎, ga'tam). An Edomite chief as well as the fourth son of Eliphaz and the grandson of Esau (Gen 36:11–16; 1 Chr 1:36).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Gatam (Person)
GATAM (PERSON) [Heb gaʿtām (גַּעְתָּם)]. One of the sons of Eliphaz who stemmed from the marriage between Esau and Adah (Gen 36:11; 1 Chr 1:36). According to Gen 36:16, he was considered to be one of the Edomite “tribal chiefs” (ʾallūpı̂m), i.e., a clan of the Edomite-Esauite tribe Eliphaz. The meaning
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Gatam
Gatam. Esau’s grandson, the fourth son of Eliphaz and an Edomite chief (Gn 36:11, 16; 1 Chr 1:36).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Gatam
Gatam gāʹəm [Heb gaʿtām]. An Edomite chief, grandson of Esau (Gen. 36:11, 16; 1 Ch. 1:36).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Gatam
GATAM Esau’s grandson, the fourth son of Eliphaz and an Edomite chief (Gn 36:11, 16; 1 Chr 1:36).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Gatam
GATAM. An Edomite chief or duke, the son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau (Gen 36:11, 16; 1 Chr 1:36).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Gatam
Gatam (Heb. gaʿtām)An Edomite chieftain; a son of Eliphaz and descendant of Esau and Adah (Gen. 36:11, 16; 1 Chr. 1:36).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Gatam
Gatam [gāˊtəm] (Heb. ga˓tām). An Edomite chieftain; a son of Eliphaz and descendant of Esau (Gen. 36:11, 16; 1 Chr. 1:36).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Gatam
Ga´tam (a burnt valley), the fourth son of Eliphaz the son of Esau, Gen. 36:11; 1 Chron. 1:36, and one of the “dukes” of Eliphaz. Gen. 36:16. (b.c. after 1760.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Gatam
GA´TAM (gāʹtam; “puny”). The fourth named of the sons of Eliphaz the son of Esau, and founder of an Edomite tribe (Gen. 36:11, 16; 1 Chron. 1:36), about 1800 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Gatam
GATAM [GAY tam] — a descendant of Eliphaz. Gatam was a chief of an Edomite clan (Gen. 36:11; 1 Chr. 1:36).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
GATAM
GATAM<ga’-tam> ([גַּעְתָּם‎, gàtam]): An Edomite chief, grandson of Esau (Gen 36:11, 16; 1 Ch 1:36).
See also
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Eliphaz Father
Amalek Brother
Kenaz Brother
Timna Brother
Korah Brother
Teman Brother
Zepho Brother
Omar Brother
Esau Grandfather
Korah Uncle
Jeush Uncle
Zerah Cousin
Adah Grandmother
Jalam Uncle
Shammah Cousin
Reuel Uncle
Nahath Cousin
Mizzah Cousin
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