Eastons Bible Dictionary
The fourth son of Shem (Gen. 10:22;
1 Chr. 1:17),
ancestor of the Lydians probably.
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).