Edom meaning

ēdəm
(bible, person, proper) Esau, Jacob's brother: Gen. 25:30
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(place) Ancient kingdom in SW Asia, south of the Dead Sea.
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An ancient country of Palestine between the Dead Sea and the Gulf of Aqaba. According to the Bible, the original inhabitants were descendants of Esau.
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(biblical) The name given to Esau in the Hebrew Bible.
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(historical) A region the inhabitants of which traditionally traced their ancestry to Esau.
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Origin of edom

  • From Hebrew אֱדוֹם (ʼĔḏôm).

    From Wiktionary