Lud, son of Shem in Wikipedia

Lud (לוּד) was a son of Shem and grandson of Noah, according to Genesis 10 (the "Table of Nations"). Lud should not be confused with the Ludim, said there to be descended from Mizraim. The descendants of Lud are usually, following Josephus, connected with various Anatolian peoples, particularly Lydia (Assyrian Luddu) and their predecessors, th...

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Lud in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE

lud, lu'-dim, lood'-im (ludh, ludhim, ludhiyum, "Ludites"; Loud, Loudieim; Targum Onk: ludha'e): 1. Two Different Nationalities: In Gen 10:13 Ludim appears as the firstborn of Mizraim (Egypt), and in 10:22 Lud is the fourth son of Shem. #We have therefore to do with two different nationalities bearing the same name, and not always easy to disti...

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Lud in Naves Topical Bible

-A son of Shem Ge 10:22; 1Ch 1:17...

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Lud in Smiths Bible Dictionary

(strife) the fourth name in the list of the children of Shem, Ge 10:22 comp. 1Chr 1:17 supposed to have been the ancestor of the Lydians....

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Lud in Easton's Bible Dictionary

(1.) The fourth son of Shem (Gen. 10:22; 1 Chr. 1:17), ancestor of the Lydians probably. (2.) One of the Hamitic tribes descended from Mizraim (Gen. 10:13), a people of Africa (Ezek. 27:10; 30:5), on the west of Egypt. The people called Lud were noted archers (Isa. 66:19; comp. Jer. 46:9)....

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Lud in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Fourth of Shem's children (Genesis 10:22). The Lydians of western Asia Minor (say some), whose manners and whose names were Semitic. But the geographic position is against this. Moses would not abruptly pass to the distant W. from the E., and then back to the S.E.; if the Lydians of western Asia were meant, the order would have been Elam, Assh...

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