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Edom was the nation descended from Esau, the brother of Jacob.

The nation was founded back in c. 1700s B.C by it's founder Esau.

The name "Edom" means red, which can describe Esau in the time of his birth was "red all over".[1]

Leaders[]

Family[]

0. Esau, the eponymous founder of the Edomites.

m. Judith bat Beeri the Hittite

m. Adah/Bashemath bat Elon the Hittite

  1. Eliphaz
  2. Bashemath
  3. Reuel

m. Aholibamah bat Anah bat Zibeon the Hivite

(The following sons were born in the land of Canaan).[2]

  1. Jeush
  2. Jaalam
  3. Korah

m. Bashemath bat Ishmael (The sister of Nebaioth)[3]

Sons of the sons of Esau[]

And the sons of Eliphaz were,[4]

  1. Teman
  2. Omar
  3. Zepho
  4. Gatam
  5. Kenaz

m. Timna (Eliphaz's concubine)[5]

6. Amalek

And the sons of Reuel were,[6]

  1. Nahath
  2. Zerah (father of king Jobab?)
  3. Shammah
  4. Mizzah

Chronological list of Dukes[7][]

  1. Eliphaz (son of Esau) - Firstborn of Esau and the first duke of Edom.
  2. Teman
  3. Omar
  4. Zepho
  5. Kenaz
  6. Korah
  7. Gatam
  8. Amalek

Sons of Reuel

  1. Nahath
  2. Zerah
  3. Shammah
  4. Mizzah

Sons of Aholibamah wife of Esau

  1. Jeush
  2. Jaalam
  3. Korah

Dukes that came out of Esau

  1. Timnah
  2. Alvah
  3. Jetheth
  4. Aholibamah
  5. Elah
  6. Pinon
  7. Kenaz
  8. Teman
  9. Mibzar
  10. Magdiel
  11. Iram

Chronological list of Monarchs[]

  1. Bela ben Beor[8] - Founded the city of Dinhabah
  2. Jobab ben Zerah[9] of Bozrah
  3. Husham[10] of the land of Temani
  4. Hadad ben Bedad[11] - Smote the land of Midian in the field of Moab. Founded the city of Avith.
  5. Samlah[12] of Masrekah
  6. Saul[13] of Rehoboth (by the river)
  7. Baal-hanan ben Achbor[14]
  8. Hadar[15] - Founded the city of Pau. His wife was Mehetabel bat Matred bat Mezahab.

Vses[]

  1. Genesis 25:25 (Link)
  2. Genesis 36:5 (Link)
  3. Genesis 36:4 (Link)
  4. Genesis 36:11 (Link)
  5. Genesis 36:12 (Link)
  6. Genesis 36:13 (Link)
  7. Genesis 36:15-19 (Link)
  8. Genesis 36:32-33 (Link)
  9. Genesis 36:33-34 (Link)
  10. Genesis 36:34-35 (Link)
  11. Genesis 36:35-36 (Link)
  12. Genesis 36:36-37 (Link)
  13. Genesis 36:37-38 (Link)
  14. Genesis 36:38-39 (Link)
  15. Genesis 36:39 (Link)
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