Petra (q.v.) or Sela` was the ancient capital of Edom; the Nabataeans must have occupied the old Edomite country, and succeeded to its commerce, after the Edomites took advantage of the Babylonian captivity to press forward into southern Judaea.'
1-5, refers to the expulsion of Edomites from their land) Malachi.
Among, the peculiarities of the Edomites was government by certain officials known as av* 2 which the English versions (by too close a reminiscence of the Vulgate duces) translate "dukes."
The history of the relations of the Edomites and Israelites may be briefly summarized.
This did not prevent Solomon introducing Edomites into his harem (i Kings xi.
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