Teman (Edom)

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Teman (), was the name of an Edomite clan and of its eponym, according to the BibleGenesis 36:11–43 and an ancient biblical town of Arabia Petraea. The term is also traditionally applied to Yemenite Jews.

Job's friend Eliphaz was a Temanite.Job 2:11

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According to bibleatlas.org and author W. Ewing, Teman or te'-man (תמין) means "on the right," i.e. "south" (Thaiman) and it is the name of a district and town in the land of Edom, named after Teman the grandson of Esau, the son of his firstborn, Eliphaz. He does not however appear first, in the place of the firstborn. Husham of the land of the Temanites was one of the ancient kings of Edom . From Obad 1:9 we gather that Teman was in the land of Esau (Edom). In Amos 1:12 it is named along with Bozrah, the capital of Edom. In Ezekiel 25:13 desolation is denounced upon Edom: "From Teman even unto Dedan shall they fall by the sword." Dedan (modern Arabic Al-`Ula) being in the South, Teman must be sought in the North. Eusebius' Onomasticon knows a district in the Gebalene region called Theman, and also a town with the same name, occupied by a Roman garrison, 15 miles from Petra. Unfortunately no indication of direction is......
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