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Alvan [N]

(tall ), a Horite, son of Shobal, ( Genesis 36:23 ) written ALIAN in ( 1 Chronicles 1:40 )

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Alvan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.


al'-van (`alwan, "tall"?):

A son of Shobal, the Horite (Genesis 36:23). In 1 Chronicles 1:40 the name is written Alian, Septuagint Olam. It is probably the same as Alvah of Genesis 36:23, which appears in 1 Chronicles 1:51 as Aliah.

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Bibliography Information
Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ALVAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.