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    Jokshan in Easton's Bible Dictionary snarer, the second son of Abraham and Keturah (Gen. 25:2, 3; 1 Chr. 1:32).

    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.[1] According to the Bible he was the second son of Abraham and his concubine[2] Keturah, whom he wed after the death of Sarah.[3] Jokshan had five other brothers: Zimran, Medan, Midian, Ishbak and Shuah [4]; 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."[5] 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.[6][7][8] Jokshan became the father of Sheba and Dedan. Dedan had three sons, named Asshurim, Letushim, and Leummim.[9]

    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.