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Lotan meaning

לוטן
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🔼The name Lotan in the Bible

There's only one Lotan in the Bible, and he's a Horite chief and son of Seir the Horite (Genesis 36:20). His sons are Hori and Hemam, and his sister is called Timna (Genesis 36:22).

🔼Etymology of the name Lotan

The name Lotan comes from the root-verb לוט (lut), meaning to wrap or envelop:

🔼Lotan meaning

For a meaning of the name Lotan, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads A Covering, and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Covering Up. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate our name but does list it under לוט (lut).

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