nodab Summary and Overview
nodab in Easton's Bible Dictionary
noble, probably a tribe descended from one of the sons of Ishmael, with whom the trans-Jordanic tribes made war (1 Chr.5:19).
nodab in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(nobility), the name of an Arab tribe mentioned only in #1Ch 6:19| in the account of the war of the Reubenites against the Hagarites. vs. 9-22. It is probable that Nodab, their ancestor, was the son of Ishmael, being mentioned with two of his other sons in the passage above cited, and was therefore a grandson of Abraham.
nodab in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
NO'DAB (nobility), an Arab tribe against which the trans-Jordanic tribes waged war. 1 Chr 6:19. The other names associated with Nodab - Hagar Jetur, and Nephish - were sons of Ishmael, 1 Chr 1:31, which seems to point to Nodab's descent from Ishmael also.
nodab in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
An Arab tribe warred with by Reuben, Gad, and half Manasseh (1 Chronicles 5:19-22). Sprung probably from Ishmael (1 Chronicles 1:31; Genesis 25:15).