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(tee' man itess) Descendants of Teman or residents of Teman, the southern area of Edom. The land of the Temanites designates (southern) Edom (Genesis 36:34; 1 Chronicles 1:45 ). The Temanites were renowned for their wisdom (Job 2:11; compare Jeremiah 49:7 ).

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Temanites'. Holman Bible Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​hbd/​t/temanites.html. 1991.