Teman

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Teman : id.

  1. A grandson of Esau, one of the "dukes of Edom" (Genesis 36:11,15,42).
  2. A place in Southern Idumea, the land of "the sons of the east," frequently mentioned in the Old Testament. It was noted for the wisdom of its inhabitants (Amos 1:12; Obadiah 1:8; Jeremiah 49:7; Ezekiel 25:13). It was divided from the hills of Paran by the low plain of Arabah (Habakkuk 3:3).
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