Character Study on Lotan

Character Study on Lotan

Genesis 36: These are the sons of Seir the Horite, who inhabited the land; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah,
Genesis 36: And the children of Lotan were Hori and Hemam; and Lotan's sister was Timna.
Genesis 36: These are the dukes that came of the Horites; duke Lotan, duke Shobal, duke Zibeon, duke Anah,
1 Chronicles 1: And the sons of Seir; Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan.
1 Chronicles 1: And the sons of Lotan; Hori, and Homam: and Timna was Lotan's sister.

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Son of Lotan


Easton's Bible Dictionary - Lotan
Coverer, one of the sons of Seir, the Horite (Genesis 36:20,29 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Lotan
Genesis 36:20; Genesis 36:22; Genesis 36:29.

Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Lotan
LOTAN . A Horite clan ( Genesis 36:20 ; Genesis 36:22 ; Genesis 36:29 = 1 Chronicles 1:38-39 ).

Holman Bible Dictionary - Lotan
(loh' tan) Personal and tribal name of uncertain meaning. Son of Seir the Horite and apparently the original ancestor of clan in Edom (Genesis 36:20-29 ). See Seir ; Edom .

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Lotan
Son of Seir, the Horite. Genesis 36:20,22,29 ; 1 Chronicles 1:38,39 .

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Lot - Lotan
Hemam - Son of Lotan, a descendant of Seir
he'Mam - Hori and Hemam were sons of Lotan, the eldest son of Seir
Lotan - Lotan
Hori - Son of Lotan, a descendant of Seir the Horite
ho'ri -
A Horite, son of Lotan the son of Seir
Hori - Son of Lotan, son of Seir, brother to Hemam (Genesis 36:22-30)
Tim'na, -
A concubine of Eliphaz son of Esau, and mother of Amalek (Genesis 36:12 ) it may be presumed that she was the same as Timna sister of Lotan
Timna - Probably sister of Lotan, daughter of the Horite Seir
Timna - Sister of the Horite clan chief Lotan (Genesis 36:22 ; 1 Chronicles 1:39 ), concubine of Esau's son Eliphaz, and mother of Amalek (Genesis 36:12 )
Heman - In Genesis 36:22 , one of the sons of Lotan mentioned among the descendants of Esau
Leviathan - depicts the mythical Baal defeating the sea creature called Lotan (another linguistic form for Leviathan)
Lot - Lot has recently been connected with the people called on the Egyptian monuments Rotanu or Lotanu, who is supposed to have been the hero of the Edomite tribe Lotan
Moab, Moabites - ... In the earliest times known to us this land was called Lotan (Egyp. Probably, then, the Moabites came with the wave of Aramæan migration which brought the Israelites, secured a foothold in the land of Lotan while the Israelites were still nomads, and adopted the Canaanitish speech of the people among whom they settled
Gods And Goddesses, Pagan - Leviathan can be identified with Lotan, sea-monster of the Ugaritic Texts mythology. The Ugaritic myth recounts how Lotan and Baal were locked in mortal combat, until Baal killed the sea-monster
Ammon, Ammonites - The genealogy which traces their descent from Lot probably signifies that they settled in the land of Lot, or Lotan, called by the Egyptians Ruten, which lay to the east of the Dead Sea and the Jordan