Attention!
Partner with StudyLight.org as God uses us to make a difference for those displaced by Russia's war on Ukraine.
Click to donate today!

Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Timna

Additional Links

(Heb. Timna, תַּמַנָע , restraint), the name of a woman and also of a man.

1. (Sept. θαμνά ) A concubine of Eliphaz, son of Esau, and by him mother of Amalek (Genesis 36:12; named [apparently only] in 1 Chronicles 1, 36 [by an ellipsis] as a son of Eliphaz); probably the same as the sister of Lotan, and daughter of Seir the Horite (Genesis 36:22; 1 Chronicles 1, 39). B.C. considerably post 1963.

2. (Sept. θαμανά v.r. θαιμάν; "Timnah." ) The first named of the Esauite "dukes" or sheiks in Mount Seir (Genesis 36:40; 1 Chronicles 1, 51). B.C. long post 1963.

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Timna'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/t/timna.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

Search for…
Enter query in the box below:
Choose a letter to browse:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W Y Z
Next Entry
Timnah