Timna (Tim´nuh)

1 A sister of the Horite clan chief Lotan (Gen 36:22; 1Chr 1:39); she was given as concubine to Eliphaz and became mother of Amalek (Gen 36:12). 2 A clan chief of Esau (Gen 36:40). He is designated as a son of Eliphaz in (1Chr 1:36), but the name may designate the Edomite territory inhabited by the clan.

Gen 36:22

22The sons of Lotan were Hori and Heman; and Lotan's sister was Timna.

1Chr 1:39

39The sons of Lotan: Hori and Homam; and Lotan's sister was Timna.

Gen 36:12

12(Timna was a concubine of Eliphaz, Esau's son; she bore Amalek to Eliphaz.) These were the sons of Adah, Esau's wife.

Gen 36:40

40These are the names of the clans of Esau, according to their families and their localities by their names: the clans Timna, Alvah, Jetheth,

1Chr 1:36

36The sons of Eliphaz: Teman, Omar, Zephi, Gatam, Kenaz, Timna, and Amalek.

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