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Lud
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The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Lud (Person)
LUD (PERSON) [Heb lûd (לוּד)]. LUDIM. The Table of Nations (Gen 10:13) and the parallel genealogy in 1 Chr 1:11 identifies Ludim as one of the sons of Mizraim (Egypt), son of Ham, son of Noah. Further along in the same genealogy is a reference to Lud, a son of Shem and a grandson of Noah (Gen 10:22;
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Lud, Ludim
Lud, Ludim. Names occurring in the table of nations in Genesis 10. Ludim is listed as the first son of Mizraim, and Lud is listed as the fourth son of Shem. On the basis of this, it is probably better to consider them as having different ethnic origins. Some, however, have suggested that both names refer
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Lud
Lud lud; LUDIM loo̅ʹdim [Heb. lûḏ, lûḏîm, lûḏîyîm (K, 1 Ch. 1:11); Gk. Loud, Loudieim]. A people descended from Egypt and named with Put and Cush and once with Persia (Gen. 10:13, 22; 1 Ch. 1:11, 17; Isa. 66:19; Jer. 46:9; Ezk. 27:10; 30:5). Scholars have either equated the Ludim with the Lydians
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Lud, Ludim, Ludites
LUD, LUDIM*, LUDITES Names occurring in the table of nations in Genesis 10. Ludim is listed as the first son of Mizraim, and Lud is listed as the fourth son of Shem. On the basis of this, it is probably better to consider them as having different ethnic origins. Some, however, have suggested that both
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Lud
Lud (luhd).1 A name given to the son of Shem (Gen. 10:22; 1 Chron. 1:17).2 A designation for a group of people (Isa. 66:19; Ezek. 27:10; 30:5). Their identification is difficult, and various proposals have been made, including the suggestion that two different groups were known by this name. In some
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Lud, Ludim
LUD, LUDIM1. The fourth son of Shem (Gen 10:22; 1 Chr 1:17). Josephus (Ant. i.6.4) refers to the Lydians of SW Asia Minor as his descendants, but they did not speak a Semitic language. Nothing is actually known of Semitic Lydians, unless they can be identified with the country of Lubdi, mentioned in
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Lud, Ludim
LUD, LUDIM. In Gn. 10:22 and 1 Ch. 1:17 Lud is one of the descendants of Shem, and Josephus (Ant. 1.144) refers to the Lydians (*Lydia) as his descendants. Herodotus’ account of the Lydians (50. 7) does not preclude a Semitic origin. In Is. 66:19 Lud is a Gentile nation characterized by the use of the
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Lud
Lud (Heb. lûḏ), LUDIM (lûḏɩ̂m)According to the Table of Nations (Gen. 10:22) and the genealogy in 1 Chr. 1:17, Lud, a descendant of Shem. However, in Gen. 10:13; 1 Chr. 1:11 Ludim is called a son of Mizraim (Egypt), who is the second son of Ham, which could refer to an African country such as Ethiopia
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Lud, Ludim
LUD [lōōd] (Heb. lûḏ), LUBIM [lōōˊdĭm] (lûḏîm).†A people variously identified as of Semitic ancestry (i.e., through Shem; Gen. 10:22 par. 1 Chr. 1:17) or as descendants of Ham through Egypt (Gen. 10:13 par. 1 Chr. 1:11). Elsewhere, they are connected with Egypt and northeastern African
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Lud
LUD A name belonging to two people in the Table of Nations in Genesis (and its parallel in 1 Chronicles). According to Gen 10:13 and 1 Chr 1:11, the Ludim are descendants of Ham, son of Noah. In Gen 10:22 and 1 Chr 1:17, Lud is named as the fourth son of Shem and a grandson of Noah. Based on these listings,
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Lud
Lud (strife), the fourth name in the list of the children of Shem, Gen. 10:22; comp. 1 Chron. 1:17, supposed to have been the ancestor of the Lydians.
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