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published: 6/10/13

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Amalek



ten commandments
The 10 Commandments
Circa 2nd century B.C.

Who was Amalek?


Amalek was the son of Eliphaz, by his concubine Timnah, of the Horites; grandson of Esau; duke of Edom (Gen. 36:12,16).

The Edomites seized the Horite territory.

In Hezekiah's reign the last remnant of Amalek in Edom was dispersed by the Simeonites (1 Chr. 4:42,43).



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Source

IBSE, "Isaac" (in the public domain) with minor edits.