Ludim

Ludim [N] [S]

probably the same as Lud (2) (Compare Genesis 10:13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:11 ). They are associated ( Jeremiah 46:9 ) with African nations as mercenaries of the king of Egypt.

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
[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

Ludim [N] [E]

(strife ), ( Genesis 10:13 ; 1 Chronicles 1:11 ) a Mizraite people or tribe descended from Ludim the son of Mizraim; also called Lydians. It is probable that the Ludim were settled to the west of Egypt, perhaps farther than any other Mizraite tribe. Lud and the Ludim are mentioned in four passages of the prophets -- ( Isaiah 66:19 ; Jeremiah 46:9 ; Ezekiel 27:10 ; 38:5 ) There call be no doubt that but one nation is intended in these passages, and it seems that the preponderance of evidence is in favor of the Mizaraite Ludim.


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

Bibliography Information

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