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    Amalekites (Old Testament)

    An Arab tribe that lived in the desert of Paran between the Arabah and the Mediterranean. They were constantly at war with the Hebrews from the time of Moses (Ex. 17:8) to Saul and David (1 Sam. 15; 27:8; 30; 2 Sam. 8:11–12).