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Letushim
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Letushim
Letushim (לְטוּשִׁים‎, letushim). The second son of Dedan; a descendant of Abraham by Keturah (Gen 25:3).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Letushim
LETUSHIM [Heb lĕtûšı̂m (לְתוּשִׁים)]. A clan name mentioned in the genealogy of Abraham by his wife Keturah in Gen 25:3. Letushim (the plural form may be compared to similar plurals for groups in Gen 10:4—Kittim and Dodanim) is listed as one of the three sons of Abraham’s grandson Dedan, the son of
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Letushim
Letushim. Second of Dedan’s three sons and a descendant of Abraham and Keturah through Jokshan’s line (Gn 25:3). Letushim and Leummim (the plural form of the Hebrew names) probably refer to the subsequent tribes founded by Dedan’s sons. Some suggest that these tribes eventually settled in northern Arabia.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Letushim
Letushim lə-too̅ʹshim [Heb. leṭûšîm] (Gen. 25:3). An obscure Arabian tribe descended from Abraham and Keturah through Dedan.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Letushim, Letushites
LETUSHIM*, LETUSHITES Tribe founded by the second of Dedan’s three sons, a descendant of Abraham and Keturah through Jokshan’s line (Gn 25:3). Some suggest that the tribe eventually settled in northern Arabia.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Letushim
LETUSHIM. A tribe (Gen 25:3) descended from Abraham and Keturah through Dedan the progenitor of the Asshurim (q.v.) and Leummim (q.v.).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Letushim
Letushim (Heb. lĕṭûšɩ̂m)An Arabian tribal group descended from Dedan, the grandson of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:3).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Letushim
Letushim [lə tōōˊshəm] (leṭûšîm). An Arabian people descended from Dedan, the grandson of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:3).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Letushim
Letu´shim (hammered), the name of the second of the sons of Dedan son of Jokshan. Gen. 25:3.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Letushim
LETU´SHIM (le-tūʹshim; “hammered, oppressed”). The second son of Dedan, grandson of Abraham by Keturah (Gen. 25:3), considerably after 1950 b.c. The plural form of the three sons of Dedan would seem to indicate tribes descended from him. See Dedan.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
LETUSHIM
LETUSHIM<le-too’-shim>, <le-tu’-shim> (לְטוּשִׁים‎ [leTushim]): A Dedanite tribe in North Arabia (Genesis 25:3). With it are connected the ASSHURIM and LEUMMIM (which see).