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Easton's Bible Dictionary

Lud

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  • The fourth son of Shem (Genesis 10:22; 1 Chronicles 1:17 ), ancestor of the Lydians probably.

  • One of the Hamitic tribes descended from Mizraim (Genesis 10:13 ), a people of Africa (Ezekiel 27:10; 30:5 ), on the west of Egypt. The people called Lud were noted archers (Isaiah 66:19; Compare Jeremiah 46:9 ).

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    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Lud'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/l/lud.html. 1897.

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