Timna, or Timnah

(restraint ).

  1. A concubine of Eliphaz son of Esau, and mother of Amalek ( Genesis 36:12 ) it may be presumed that she was the same as Timna sister of Lotan. Ibid. ver. 22, and ( 1 Chronicles 1:39 ) (B.C. after 1800.)
  2. A duke or phylarch of Edom in the last list in ( Genesis 36:40-43 ; 1 Chronicles 1:51-54 ) Timnah was probably the name of a place or a district. [See the following article]

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Timna, or Timnah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

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