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Tim’na, or Tim’nah (restraint).

1. A concubine of Eliphaz son of Esau, and mother of Amalek, Gen. 36:12; it may be presumed that she was the same as Timna sister of Lotan. Ibid. ver. 22, and 1 Chron. 1:39. (b.c. after 1800.)

2. A duke or phylarch of Edom in the last list in Gen. 36:40–43; 1 Chron. 1:51–54. Timnah was probably the name of a place or a district. [See the following article.]