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Timna (sister of Lotan)
A daughter of Seir and concubine to Eliphaz, Esau’s son.
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Timna, Daughter of Seir
Timna, Daughter of Seir (תִּמְנָע‎, timna'), sister of Lotan. A daughter of Seir and concubine to Eliphaz, Esau’s son. (Gen 36:1–4, 12, 22; 1 Chr 1:39).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Timna (Person)
TIMNA (PERSON) [Heb timnāʿ (תִּמְנָע‎)].1. A sister of the Horite chief Lotan (Gen 36:22; 1 Chr 1:39); she became the concubine of Eliphaz (a son of Esau) and the mother of Amalek (Gen 36:12). A few scholars assume that two different persons are described in these passages: Lotan’s sister and Eliphaz’
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Timna
Timna. 1. Daughter of Seir, sister of Lotan, and a native Horite inhabitant of Edom (Gn 36:22; 1 Chr 1:39). She was a concubine to Eliphaz, Esau’s son, and the mother of Amalek (Gn 36:12).2. Edomite chief (Gn 36:40; 1 Chr 1:51, kjv Timnah; 1 Chr 1:36). This name may refer either to the name of the ancestor
Timnah (Person)
Timnah (Person). kjv spelling of Timna, an Edomite chief, in Genesis 36:40 and 1 Chronicles 1:51.See Timna #2.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Timna
1. Sister of the Horite clan chief Lotan (Gen. 36:22; 1 Ch. 1:39). She became the concubine of Eliphaz the son of Esau, and the mother of Amalek (Gen. 36:12). 1 Ch. 1:36 lists Timna as one of Eliphaz’s sons rather than as his concubine. H. G. M. Williamson (1 and 2 Chronicles [NCBC, 1982], p. 44) has
Timna
Timna tim̀nə [Heb. timnaʾ; LXX Tamna ]; AV also TIMNAH (Gen. 36:40; 1 Ch. 1:51).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Timna (Person)
TIMNA (Person)1. Daughter of Seir, sister of Lotan, and a native Horite inhabitant of Edom (Gn 36:22; 1 Chr 1:39). She was a concubine to Eliphaz, Esau’s son, and the mother of Amalek (Gn 36:12).2. Edomite chief (Gn 36:40; 1 Chr 1:36, 51). This name may refer either to the name of the ancestor of the
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Timna
Timna (tim´nuh).1 A sister of the Horite chief Lotan (Gen. 36:22; 1 Chron. 1:39); she was given as concubine to Eliphaz (the son of Esau) and became the mother of Amalek (Gen. 36:12).2 A chief of Edom (Gen. 36:40). He is designated as a son of Eliphaz in 1 Chron. 1:36.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Timna
TIMNA1. A daughter of Seir the Horite and sister of Lotan (Gen 36:22; 1 Chr 1:39). She became a concubine of Esau’s son Eliphaz and bore Amalek to him (Gen 36:12).2. A son of Eliphaz (1 Chr 1:36) and a chieftain (KJV “duke”) of Edom (Gen 36:40; 1 Chr 1:51; spelled Timnah in KJV). The capital of Qataban
Timnah
TIMNAH. 1. A town near Beth-shemesh on the northern border of Judah (Josh 15:10), now identified with Tell el-Batashi in the Sorek Valley (Y. Aharoni, “The Northern Boundary of Judah,” PEQ, XC [1958], 27–31). Note the variant forms of the name: construct, Timnath; locative, Timnatha.The town had been
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Timna
TIMNA. 1. A concubine of Eliphaz the son of Esau, mother of Amalek (Gn. 36:12). 2. A daughter of Seir and sister of Lotan (Gn. 36:22). 3. A chief of Edom (1 Ch. 1:51; wrongly called ‘Timnah’ in Gn. 36:40, av).J. D. Douglas.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Timna
Timna (Heb. timnaʿ, timnāʿ)1. The concubine of Esau’s son Eliphaz, mother of Amalek, and sister of the Horite chief Lotan (Gen. 36:12, 22; 1 Chr. 1:39).2. A chief of Edom (Gen. 36:40; 1 Chr. 1:51).3. A son of Eliphaz and descendant of Esau (1 Chr. 1:36). He may be the same as 2. If the names are
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Timna
Tim´na, or Tim´nah (restraint).1. A concubine of Eliphaz son of Esau, and mother of Amalek, Gen. 36:12; it may be presumed that she was the same as Timna sister of Lotan. Ibid. ver. 22, and 1 Chron. 1:39. (b.c. after 1800.)2. A duke or phylarch of Edom in the last list in Gen. 36:40–43; 1 Chron. 1:51–54.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Timna
TIM´NA (timʹna; Heb. timnâ; cf. the same name in S. Arabia; the capital of Qataban, some fifty miles SE of Marib).1. A concubine of Eliphaz son of Esau, and mother of Amalek (Gen. 36:12). In 1 Chron. 1:36 she is named (by an ellipsis) as a son of Eliphaz. She is probably the same as the sister of Lotan
See also
Relatives
Seir Father
Esau Father-In-Law
Adah Mother-In-Law
Ezer Brother
Dishan Brother
Dishan Brother
Shobal Brother
Zibeon Brother
Anah Brother
Lotan Brother
Eliphaz Husband
Amalek Son
Hori Nephew
Anah Nephew
Aiah Nephew
Hemam 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