Alvan

ALVAN, ALIAN (ăl'văn, Heb. ‘alwān, tall). A son of Shobal the Horite (Gen.36.23; 1Chr.1.40).


ALVAN, ALIAN ăl’ vən, ăl’ ĭ ən (עַלְוָ֥ן). An Edomite, son of a clan chief, Shobal (Gen 36:23; 1 Chron 1:40).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

A son of Shobal, the Horite (Ge 36:23). In 1Ch 1:40 the name is written Alian, Septuagint Olam. It is probably the same as Alvah of Ge 36:23, which appears in 1Ch 1:51 as Aliah.