1 Chronicles 1:22
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Obal, Abimael, Sheba,

King James Bible
And Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

Darby Bible Translation
and Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

World English Bible
and Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

Young's Literal Translation
and Ebal, and Abimael, and Sheba,

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Joktan begat Almodad - "He divided and measured the earth by lines. Sheleph; he assigned rivers to be boundaries. Hazarmaveth; he prepared a place of snares to kill by the highways. Jerah; he built inns, and when any person came to eat and drink, he gave him deadly poison, and so took his property." - T.

According to these traditions, the two first were geographers; the third, a public robber; and the fourth, an unprincipled innkeeper, who gave poison to his rich guests, that he might get their property. Such things have been done even in modern times.

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Genesis 10:28 And Obal, and Abimael, and Sheba,


The comparative indifference with which Chronicles is regarded in modern times by all but professional scholars seems to have been shared by the ancient Jewish church. Though written by the same hand as wrote Ezra-Nehemiah, and forming, together with these books, a continuous history of Judah, it is placed after them in the Hebrew Bible, of which it forms the concluding book; and this no doubt points to the fact that it attained canonical distinction later than they. Nor is this unnatural. The book
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

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