Bible Names H-M: Jokshan
Jokshan in Easton's Bible Dictionary
snarer, the second son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2, 3; 1
Jokshan in Hitchcock's Bible Names
an offense; hardness; a knocking
Jokshan in Naves Topical Bible
-Son of Abraham, by Keturah
Ge 25:2,3,6; 1Ch 1:32
Jokshan in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(fowler), a son of Abraham and Keturah, Ge 25:2,3; 1Ch 1:32
whose sons were Sheba and Dedan.
Jokshan in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
jok'-shan (yoqshan, meaning unknown): Son of Abraham and
Keturah (Gen 25:2,3 parallel 1 Ch 1:32). Tuch suggested that
yoqshan = yoqTan (Gen 10:25-29); see HDB, under the word;
Skinner, Gen, 350.
Jokshan in Wikipedia
Jokshan ("an offense", "hardness", or "a knocking"); most
probably Josephus' Jazar. According to the Bible he was the
second son of Abraham and his concubine Keturah, whom he
wed after the death of Sarah. Jokshan had five other
brothers: Zimran, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah ; as well
as two half brothers: Ismael and Isaac.
Apparent and approximate emigration patters of Abrahamís
children to Katurah, excepting those of whom insufficient is
known to draw a conclusion.
Josephus records that "Abraham contrived to settle them in
colonies; and they took possession of Troglodytis and the
country of Arabia the Happy, as far as it reaches to the Red
Sea." Abraham in all probability, tried to keep them apart
from Isaac to avoid conflict while fulfilling God's commission
to spread out and inhabit the globe.
Jokshan became the father of Sheba and Dedan. Dedan had three
sons, named Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim.
Jokshan Scripture - 1 Chronicles 1:32
Now the sons of Keturah, Abraham's concubine: she bare Zimran,
and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian, and Ishbak, and Shuah. And
the sons of Jokshan; Sheba, and Dedan.
Jokshan Scripture - Genesis 25:2
And she bare him Zimran, and Jokshan, and Medan, and Midian,
and Ishbak, and Shuah.
Jokshan Scripture - Genesis 25:3
And Jokshan begat Sheba, and Dedan. And the sons of Dedan were
Asshurim, and Letushim, and Leummim.
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