dweller in a valley, the son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau ( Genesis 36:12 ; 1 Chronicles 1:36 ); the chief of an Idumean tribe ( Genesis 36:16 ). His mother was a Horite, a tribe whose territory the descendants of Esau had seized.
M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary
Bibliography InformationEaston, Matthew George. "Entry for Amalek". "Easton's Bible Dictionary".