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Bible Names N-Z: Timna


Timna in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. Eliphaz' concubine, mother of Amalek (Genesis 36:12; Genesis 36:22); in 1 Chronicles 1:36 Timna is not, as apparently, a son of Eliphaz. Probably sister of Lotan, daughter of the Horite Seir. The feminine form of Timna shows that it is introduced in Chronicles as an abbreviation for what the chronicler knew his readers understood from Genesis, namely, that Timna was mother of "Amalek," which follows. 2. A duke or phylarch of Edom (Genesis 36:40-43), so that Timna was probably the name of a district.

Timna in Naves Topical Bible -1. Concubine of Eliphaz Ge 36:12 -2. Daughter of Seir Ge 36:22; 1Ch 1:39 -3. Son of Eliphaz 1Ch 1:36

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

Timna in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE tim'-na (timna`; Thamna): A conbubine of Eliphaz, Esau's son, and the mother of Amalek (Gen 36:12). But in Gen 36:22 and 1 Ch 1:39 Timna is the sister of Lotan, and in Gen 36:40 and 1 Ch 1:51 a chief or elan of Edom (see TIMNAH (3)). These variations are to be expected when the origin of genealogies is recalled. (In Genesis, English Versions of the Bible read, contrary to rule, "Timnah.") Gunkel's theory is that Gen 36:12a is a later insertion in P.

Timna Scripture - 1 Chronicles 1:36 The sons of Eliphaz; Teman, and Omar, Zephi, and Gatam, Kenaz, and Timna, and Amalek.

Timna Scripture - Genesis 36:12 And Timna was concubine to Eliphaz Esau's son; and she bare to Eliphaz Amalek: these [were] the sons of Adah Esau's wife.

Timna Scripture - Genesis 36:22 And the children of Lotan were Hori and Hemam; and Lotan's sister [was] Timna.

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