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Bible Names H-M: Jobab


Jobab in Easton's Bible Dictionary dweller in the desert. (1.) One of the sons of Joktan, and founder of an Arabian tribe (Gen. 10:29). (2.) King of Edom, succeeded Bela (Gen. 36:33, 34). (3.) A Canaanitish king (Josh. 11:1) who joined the confederacy against Joshua.

Jobab in Hitchcock's Bible Names sorrowful

Jobab in Naves Topical Bible -1. Son of Joktan Ge 10:29; 1Ch 1:23 -2. A king of Edom Ge 36:33,34; 1Ch 1:44,45 -3. A king of Madon Jos 11:1 -4. Name of two Benjamites of whom little is known 1Ch 8:9,18

Jobab in Smiths Bible Dictionary (a desert). 1. The last in order of the sons of Joktan. Ge 10:29; 1Ch 1:23 2. One of the "kings" of Edom. Ge 3:34; 1Ch 1:44, 45 3. King of Madon; one of the northern chieftains who attempted to oppose Joshua's conquest and were routed by him at Meron. Jos 11:1 only. 4. Head of a Benjamite house. 1Ch 8:9

Jobab in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE jo'-bab (yobhabh, perhaps "howling"; Iobab): (1) "Son" of Joktan (Gen 10:29; 1 Ch 1:23). See TABLE OF NATIONS. (2) An Edomite king (Gen 36:33,14; 1 Ch 1:44,45). (3) King of Madon (Josh 11:1). (4) 1 Ch 8:9; and (5) 1 Ch 8:18, Benjamites. The name is confused with that of Job in Septuagint of Job 42:17.

Jobab in Wikipedia Jobab is the name of at least five men in the Hebrew Bible. A son of Joktan according to Genesis 10:29 and 1 Chronicles 1:23. Jobab ben Zerah, a King of Edom according to Genesis 36:33 and 1 Chronicles 1:44. King of Madon, one of the kings who fought against Israel in Joshua 11. A son of Shaharaim and Hodesh according to 1 Chronicles 8:9. A son of Elpaal according to 1 Chronicles 8:18.

Jobab Scripture - Genesis 36:33 And Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his stead.

Jobab Scripture - Genesis 36:34 And Jobab died, and Husham of the land of Temani reigned in his stead.

Jobab Scripture - Joshua 11:1 And it came to pass, when Jabin king of Hazor had heard [those things], that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, and to the king of Shimron, and to the king of Achshaph,

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