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Bible Names A-G: Almodad


Almodad in Easton's Bible Dictionary immeasurable, the first named of the sons of Joktan (Gen. 10:26), the founder of an Arabian tribe.

Almodad in Fausset's Bible Dictionary First of Joktan's descendents (Genesis 10:26; 1 Chronicles 1:20). His name is preserved in El-Mudad, famous in Arab history, reputed father of Ishmael's Arab wife, Mir-at-ez- Zeman, and chief of Jarhum, a Joktanite tribe that passed from Yemen to the vicinity of Mekkeh. The Al is the Arabic article.

Almodad in Hitchcock's Bible Names measure of God

Almodad in Naves Topical Bible Son of Joktan Ge 10:26; 1Ch 1:20

Almodad in Smiths Bible Dictionary (measure) the first in order of the descendants of Joktan. Ge 10:26; 1Ch 1:20

Almodad in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE al-mo'-dad ('almodhadh, "the beloved," or, "God is beloved"): The first mentioned of the thirteen sons of Joktan (Gen 10:25- 29; 1 Ch 1:19-23). A south Arabian name, and pointing to a south Arabian tribe.

Almodad in Wikipedia was a descendant of Noah and the first named son of Joktan in Genesis 10:26 and 1 Chronicles 1:20 . While the Bible has no further history regarding Almodad, this patriarch is considered to be the founder of an Arabian tribe in "Arabia Felix".[1] This is based on the identification of Joktan's other sons, such as Sheba and Havilah, who are both identified as coming from that region.[2] According to Easton's Bible Dictionary "Almodad" means "immeasurable", however it has also been translated as "not measured",[3] "measurer",[4] "measure of God",[5] "the beloved," or, "God is beloved",[6] "God is love",[7] and "God is a friend".[8][9] Many translations and scholarly works use "Elmodad", including Josephus,[10] Douay Rheims Bible[11] and the Targum Ps.- Jonathan, which elaborates Gen 10:26 and says "begot Elmodad, who measured the earth with cords.

Almodad Scripture - 1 Chronicles 1:20 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

Almodad Scripture - Genesis 10:26 And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

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