Furrowed indeed, Talmai appears as two distinct figures in the Old Testament.
The Talmai of the Book of Numbers functions as a kind of Edenic covering cherub preventing Moses's entry into the Promised Land and prolonging his people's wanderings in the wilderness.
Another confluence concerns the grapes picked by Moses's spies as they observe Talmai.
According to that talmudic passage, Tamar was the daughter of Maacah, daughter of Talmai
King of Geshur.
The Ptolemy kings were referred, in general, as Talmai
Other mixed marriages reported without censure from the tribe of Judah include Judah himself with Bath-shua, a Canaanite (1 Chr 2:3); Jether the Ishmaelite with Abigail the sister of David (1 Chr 2:17); David with Maacah the daughter of Talmai
king of Geshur (1 Chr 3:2); a Judahite Mered with Bithiah the daughter of Pharaoh (1 Chr 4:18); (8) and some of the descendants of Judah's son Shelah with Moabites (1 Chr 4:22).
Caleb dislodged from there the three Anakites: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai
, descendants of Anak.