- Teman used 11 times.
- First Reference: Genesis 36:11
- Last Reference: Habakkuk 3:3
- Included in Eastons: Yes
- Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
- Included in Naves: Yes
- Included in Smiths: Yes
- Included in Websters: No
- Included in Strongs: Yes
- Included in Thayers: No
- Included in BDB: Yes
1. A grandson of Esau, one of the "dukes of Edom" (Genesis 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; Obadiah 1:8; Jeremiah 49:7; Ezekiel 25:13). It was divided from the hills of Paran by the low plain of Arabah (Habakkuk 3:3).
Temani, the south; Africa; perfect
1. Son of Eliphaz
Genesis 36:11; Genesis 36:15; Genesis 36:42; 1 Chronicles 1:36; 1 Chronicles 1:53
2. A people called Temani and Temanites
A people supposed to be descended from Teman, son of Eliphaz
Genesis 36:34; Job 2:11
Jeremiah 49:7; Ezekiel 25:13; Amos 1:12; Obadiah 1:9; Habakkuk 3:3
- A son of Eliphaz, son of Esau by Adah. (Genesis 36:11,15,41; 1 Chronicles 1:36,53) (B.C. about 1792.)
- A country, and probably a city, named after the Edomite phylarch, or from which the phylarch took his name. The Hebrew signifies "south," etc., see (Job 9:9; Isaiah 43:6) and it is probable that the land of Teman was a southern portion of the land of Edom, or, in a wider sense, that of the sons of the east. Teman is mentioned in five places by the prophets, in four of which it is connected with Edom and in two with Dedan. (Jeremiah 49:7,8; Ezekiel 25:13) Eusebius and Jerome mention Teman as a town in their day distant 15 miles from Petra, and a Roman post.
Called also Temanite.
Called also Temani.
an inhabitant of Teman.