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Lotan
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Lotan, Son of Seir
Lotan, Son of Seir (לוֹטָן‎, lotan). An Edomite and a son of Seir the Horite (Gen 36; 1 Chr 1:38–39).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lotan (Person)
LOTAN (PERSON) [Heb lôṭān (לֹוטָן)]. A son of Seir “the Horite” (Gen 36:20, 22, 29; 1 Chr 1:38–9), the father of Hori and Heman, and the brother of Timna (Gen 36:22). See also SEIR. As can be concluded from the tribal leader (Heb ʾallûp) mentioned for Lotan and his brothers in Gen 36:29–30, the “sons
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lotan
Lotan. Seir’s eldest son (Gn 36:20), and a chief of the native Horite inhabitants of Edom (Gn 36:22, 29). Lotan had two sons, Hori and Homan (1 Chr 1:38, 39).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lotan
Lotan lōʹtan [Heb. lôṭān]. First son of Seir; a clan chief of the Horites (Gen. 36:20, 22, 29; 1 Ch. 1:38f), who were the inhabitants of Edom before it was occupied by the Edomites.Lotan was also the name of a serpent defeated by Baal in Canaanite mythology, probably the Ugaritic prototype of Leviathan.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lotan
LOTAN Seir’s eldest son (Gn 36:20) and a chief of the native Horite inhabitants of Edom (vv 22, 29). Lotan had two sons, Hori and Homam (1 Chr 1:38–39).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Lotan
Lotan (loh´tan), a son of Seir the Horite and chieftain of the Horites who inhabited the hill country of Seir (Edom) in ancestral times (Gen. 36:20, 29). See also Horites; Seir.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lotan
Lotan (Heb. lôṭān)A son of Seir (Gen. 36:20, 22; 1 Chr. 1:38–39); a chief of Horite peoples who lived in Seir/Edom (Gen. 36:29).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lotan
Lotan [lōˊtăn] (Heb. lôṭān). A son of Seir (Gen. 36:20, 22; 1 Chr. 1:38–39), and a chief of Horite peoples who lived in Seir (Edom) before the entry of the Edomites (Gen. 36:29).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Lotan
LOTAN The son of Seir the Horite (Gen 36:20, 22, 29; 1 Chr 1:38–39), the father of Hori and Heman, and the brother of Timna (Gen 36:22).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lotan
Lo´tan (covering), the eldest son of Seir the Horite. Gen. 36:20, 22, 29; 1 Chron. 1:38, 39.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Lotan
LO´TAN (lōʹtan). The first named son of Seir, the Horite, and a chief of Edom prior to the ascendency of the Esauites (Gen. 36:20, 29; 1 Chron. 1:38). His sons were Hori and Hemam (or Homam; Gen. 36:22; 1 Chron. 1:39), and through his sister, Timna, he was related to Eliphaz, Esau’s son (Gen. 36:12).
See also
Relatives
Seir Father
Ezer Brother
Dishan Brother
Dishan Brother
Shobal Brother
Zibeon Brother
Anah Brother
Timna Sister
Hori Son
Hemam Son
Amalek Nephew
Anah Nephew
Aiah Nephew
Onam Nephew
Dishan Nephew
Hemdan Nephew
Bilhan Nephew
Ebal Nephew
Uz Nephew
Akan Nephew
Manahath Nephew
Shepho Nephew
Alvan Nephew
Ithran Nephew
Aran Nephew
Zaavan Nephew
Cheran Nephew
Eshban Nephew
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