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HEBREW: 5032 twybn N@bayowth or tybn N@bayoth
NAVE: Nebaioth
EBD: Nebaioth
ISBE: NEBAIOTH
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Nebaioth

In Bible versions:

Nebaioth: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
son of Ishmael son of Abraham and Hagar
the descendants of Ishmael

words; prophecies; buds
Google Maps: Nebaioth (30° 19´, 35° 27´)

Hebrew

Strongs #05032: twybn N@bayowth or tybn N@bayoth

Nebaioth or Nebajoth = "heights"

1) a son of Ishmael
2) people descended from 1 called the Nabateans with their capital
at Petra

5032 Nbayowth neb-aw-yoth'

or Nbayoth {neb-aw-yoth'}; feminine plural from 5107;
fruitfulnesses; Nebajoth, a son of Ismael, and the country
settled by him:-Nebaioth, Nebajoth.
see HEBREW for 05107

Nebaioth [EBD]

height. (1.) Ishmael's eldest son (Gen. 25:13), and the prince of an Israelitish tribe (16). He had a sister, Mahalath, who was one of Esau's wives (Gen. 28:9; 36:3).

(2.) The name of the Ishmaelite tribe descended from the above (Gen. 25:13,18). The "rams of Nebaioth" (Isa. 60:7) are the gifts which these wandering tribes of the desert would consecrate to God.

Nebaioth [NAVE]

NEBAIOTH, called also Nebajoth. Son of Ishmael, Gen. 25:13; 28:9; 36:3; 1 Chr. 1:29.
Prophecies concerning, Isa. 60:7.

NEBAIOTH [ISBE]

NEBAIOTH - ne-ba'-yoth, ne-bi'-oth (nabhayoth; Septuagint Nabaioth): Firstborn of Ishmael (Gen 25:13; 28:9; 36:3; 1 Ch 1:29). Isa 60:7 mentions the tribe Nebaioth with Kedar, with an allusion to its pastoral nature: "the rams of Nebaioth" are to serve the ideal Zion as sacrificial victims. Again associated with Kedar, the name occurs frequently in Assyrian inscriptions. The tribe must have had a conspicuous place among the northern Arabs. Josephus, followed by Jerome, regarded Nebaioth as identical with the Nabateans, the great trading community and ally of Rome, whose capital and stronghold was Petra. This view is widely accepted, but the name "Nabatean" is spelled with a "T" (teth), and the interchange of "T" (teth) and "t" (taw), although not unparalleled, is unusual. If the name is Arabic, it is probably a feminine plural, and in that ease could have no connection with the Nabateans.

A. S. Fulton




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