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HEBREW: 3103 bbwy Yowbab
NAVE: Jobab
EBD: Jobab
SMITH: JOBAB
ISBE: JOBAB
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Jobab

In Bible versions:

Jobab: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
son of Joktan of Shem
son of Zerah; second king of Edom
King of Madon; an enemy of Joshua
a man of Benjamin; son of Shaharaim and Hodesh
son of Elpaal of Benjamin

sorrowful, hated

Hebrew

Strongs #03103: bbwy Yowbab

Jobab = "a desert"

1) the last in order of the sons of Joktan, a descendant of Shem
2) one of the kings of Edom
3) the king of Madon, located in northern Canaan, and one of the kings
who opposed Joshua during the conquest and who were routed at Meron
4) head of a Benjamite house
5) another Benjamite

3103 Yowbab yo-bawb'

from 2980; howler; Jobab, the name of two Israelites and of
three foreigners:-Jobab.
see HEBREW for 02980

Jobab [EBD]

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 [NAVE]

JOBAB
1. Son of Joktan, Gen. 10:29; 1 Chr. 1:23.
2. A king of Edom, Gen. 36:33, 34; 1 Chr. 1:44, 45.
3. A king of Madon, Josh. 11:1.
4. Name of two Benjamites of whom little is known, 1 Chr. 8:9, 18.

JOBAB [SMITH]

(a desert).
  1. The last in order of the sons of Joktan. (Genesis 10:29; 1 Chronicles 1:23)
  2. One of the "kings" of Edom. (Genesis 3:34; 1 Chronicles 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. (Joshua 11:1) only.
  4. Head of a Benjamite house. (1 Chronicles 8:9)

JOBAB [ISBE]

JOBAB - 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.




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