(great son ) is mentioned only in (Genesis 14:1,9) (B.C. about 1900.) He is called "king of nations," from which we may conclude that he was a chief over various nomadic tribes who inhabited different portions of Mesopotamia at different seasons of the year, as do the Arabs at the present day.
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Bibliography Information Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Ti’dal'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". <http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T4293>. 1901.