Tim'na (Heb. Timna, תַּמַנָע, restraint), the name of a woman and also of a man.

1. (Sept. θαμνά) A concubine of Eliphaz, son of Esau, and by him mother of Amalek (Ge 36:12; named [apparently only] in 1 Chronicles 1, 36 [by an ellipsis] as a son of Eliphaz); probably the same as the sister of Lotan, and daughter of Seir the Horite (Ge 36:22; 1 Chronicles 1, 39). B.C. considerably post 1963.

2. (Sept. θαμανά v.r. θαιμάν; "Timnah." ) The first named of the Esauite "dukes" or sheiks in Mount Seir (Ge 36:40; 1 Chronicles 1, 51). B.C. long post 1963.

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