A place in Southern Idumea, the land of "the sons of the east," frequently mentioned in the Old Testament. It was noted for the wisdom of its inhabitants (Amos 1:12; Obadiah 1:8; Jeremiah 49:7; Ezekiel 25:13). It was divided from the hills of Paran by the low plain of Arabah (Habakkuk 3:3).
These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.
Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for 'Teman'". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/ebd/view.cgi?number=T3607>. 1897.