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Edom (אֱדוֹם, Standard Hebrew Edom, Tiberian Hebrew ʾĔḏôm, Assyrian Udumi, Syriac ܐܕܘܡ), a Hebrew word meaning "red", is a name given to Esau in the Hebrew Bible, as well as to the nation that purportedly traced their ancestry to him.
Thus, the land of Edom is the land of Seir in which the descendants of Esau settled, displacing the Horites, and the Edomites are the people of the nation they formed there.
The Land of Edom is located between the northern section of the Gulf of Aqaba and the southern shore of The Dead Sea.
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 Edom (WebBible Encyclopedia) - ChristianAnswers.Net
"The land of Edom" (Genesis 32:3; 36:16) was mountainous (Obad.
It was called the land, or "the mountain of Seir," the rough hills on the east side of the Arabah.
The southern part of Edom was known as Teman.
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 EDOM - Encyclopedia Britannica - EDOM - JCSM's Study Center
EDOM, the district situated to the south of Palestine, between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of 'Akaba (Aelanitic Gulf), the inhabitants of which were regarded by the Israelites as a " brother " people (see Esau).
The land of Edom is unfruitful and forbidding, with the notable exception of fertile districts immediately south of the Dead Sea and along its eastern border.
The earliest history of Edom is that of the " sand-dwellers," " archers " or Shasu (perhaps " marauders "), whose conflicts with ancient Egypt are not infrequently mentioned.
jcsm.org /StudyCenter/Encyclopedia_Britannica/ECG_EMS/EDOM.html   (2447 words)

  
 Edom on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
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 Edom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-17)
Edom (אֱדוֹם, Standard Hebrew (additional info and facts about Standard Hebrew) Edom, Tiberian Hebrew (additional info and facts about Tiberian Hebrew) ʾĔḏôm) sounds like the Biblical Hebrew (additional info and facts about Biblical Hebrew) word for "red" and is a vividly apposite designation for the red sandstones of Edom.
using the word ha-adom twice]) I am exhausted.' He was therefore given the name Edom ('Red' or 'Ruddy')." (Genesis 25:29-30)
The land of Edom is also called the land of Seir (additional info and facts about Seir) in which the descendants of Esau settled, displacing the Horites (additional info and facts about Horites), and the Edomites are the people of the nation they formed there.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/e/ed/edom.htm   (276 words)

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