teman

Bible Dictionary

Teman definition


id. (1.) A grandson of Esau, one of the "dukes of Edom" (Gen. 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; Obad. 1:8; Jer. 49:7; Ezek. 25:13). It was divided from the hills of Paran by the low plain of Arabah (Hab. 3:3).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: tema
Next Definition: temanite
Words Near: Teman
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for Teman
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing Teman
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature