Amalek, Amalekites means in the bible: A tribe of Arabs that lived in Paran’s desert between the Arabah & the Mediterranean. At one point, it appears to have been as far north and Mount Ephraim Judg. 5:14; 12:15. From the time Moses Ex., the Amalekites were in constant warfare with the Hebrews. 17:8, etc. ’till their power was taken by Saul and David 1 Samuel 15; 27:8; 30; 2 Sam. 8:12; 27:8; 30. 2 Sam. 4:43.
(in Bible Dictionary)