Genesis 10:26
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English Standard Version
Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

King James Bible
And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

American Standard Version
And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

Douay-Rheims Bible
Which Jectan begot Elmodad, and Saleph, and Asarmoth, Jare,

English Revised Version
And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah;

Webster's Bible Translation
And Joktan begat Almodad, and Sheleph, and Hazarmaveth, and Jerah,

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Keil and Delitzsch Biblical Commentary on the Old Testament

Among the descendants of Arphaxad, Eber's eldest son received the name of Peleg, because in his days the earth, i.e., the population of the earth, was divided, in consequence of the building of the tower of Babel (Genesis 11:8). His brother Joktan is called Kachtan by the Arabians, and is regarded as the father of all the primitive tribes of Arabia. The names of his sons are given in Genesis 10:26-29. There are thirteen of them, some of which are still retained in places and districts of Arabia, whilst others are not yet discovered, or are entirely extinct. Nothing certain has been ascertained about Almodad, Jerah, Diklah, Obal, Abimael, and Jobab. Of the rest, Sheleph is identical with Salif or Sulaf (in Ptl. 6, 7, Σαλαπηνοί), an old Arabian tribe, also a district of Yemen. Hazarmaveth (i.e., forecourt of death) is the Arabian Hadhramaut in South-eastern Arabia on the Indian Ocean, whose name Jauhari is derived from the unhealthiness of the climate. Hadoram: the Ἀδραμῖται of Ptol. 6, 7, Atramitae of Plin. 6, 28, on the southern coast of Arabia. Uzal: one of the most important towns of Yemen, south-west of Mareb. Sheba: the Sabaeans, with the capital Saba or Mareb, Mariaba regia (Plin.), whose connection with the Cushite (Genesis 10:7) and Abrahamite Sabaeans (Genesis 25:3) is quite in obscurity. Ophir has not yet been discovered in Arabia; it is probably to be sought on the Persian Gulf, even if the Ophir of Solomon was not situated there. Havilah appears to answer to Chaulaw of Edrisi, a district between Sanaa and Mecca. But this district, which lies in the heart of Yemen, does not fit the account in 1 Samuel 15:7, nor the statement in Genesis 25:18, that Havilah formed the boundary of the territory of the Ishmaelites. These two passages point rather to Χαυλοταῖοι, a place on the border of Arabia Petraea towards Yemen, between the Nabataeans and Hagrites, which Strabo describes as habitable.

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Genesis 10:25
To Eber were born two sons: the name of the one was Peleg, for in his days the earth was divided, and his brother's name was Joktan.

Genesis 10:27
Hadoram, Uzal, Diklah,

1 Chronicles 1:20
Joktan fathered Almodad, Sheleph, Hazarmaveth, Jerah,

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