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Lud

Lud [N] [H] [S]

  • The fourth son of Shem ( Genesis 10:22 ; 1 Chronicles 1:17 ), ancestor of the Lydians probably.

  • One of the Hamitic tribes descended from Mizraim ( Genesis 10:13 ), a people of Africa ( Ezekiel 27:10 ; 30:5 ), on the west of Egypt. The people called Lud were noted archers ( Isaiah 66:19 ; Compare Jeremiah 46:9 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    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 Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Lud". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .