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Edom/Idumea

Post  A Bible Student on Sat Jan 03, 2015 11:46 pm

Idumea is the Greek form of Edom, which was located in the southern part of modern-day Jordan.  Edomites are the descendents of Esau (son of Isaac).

See: Map of Kingdoms around Israel circa 830BC

Genesis 36:9
And these are the generations of Esau the father of the Edomites in mount Seir:

Further reading: The Old Testament Kingdoms of Jordan

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