Amalek

Amalek

[am-uh-lek]
noun
1.
the son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau. Gen. 36:12; I Chron. 1:36.
2.
a nomadic tribe or nation descended from Amalek and hostile to Israel. Num. 24:20.
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dweller in a valley, the son of Eliphaz and grandson of Esau (Gen. 36:12; 1 Chr. 1:36); the chief of an Idumean tribe (Gen. 36:16). His mother was a Horite, a tribe whose territory the descendants of Esau had seized.

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