🔼The name Lotan: Summary
- A Covering, Covering Up
- From the verb לוט (lut), to wrap closely, to envelop.
🔼The name Lotan in the Bible
🔼Etymology of the name Lotan
The name Lotan comes from the verb לוט (lut), meaning to wrap or envelop:
The verb לוט (lut) means to wrap closely or to envelop. Noun לט (lat) or לאט (la't) means secrecy. Noun לוט (lot) means covering.
The verb מלט (malat) means to deliver from confinement or dangerous predicament.
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).