ALVAH al'-va (`alwah): A chief (the King James Version duke) of Edom (Genesis 36:40), called "Aliah" in 1 Chronicles 1:51. Probably the same as Alvan, or Ahan, son of Shobal son of Seir (Genesis 36:23; 1 Chronicles 1:40). Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ALVAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.