Jobab
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Jobab

sorrowful, hated

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Jobab

(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)
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Dweller in the desert.

(1.) One of the sons of Joktan, and founder of an Arabian tribe (Genesis 10:29).

(2.) King of Edom, succeeded Bela (Genesis 36:33, 34).

(3.) A Canaanitish king (Joshua 11:1) who joined the confederacy against Joshua.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JOBAB

jo'-bab (yobhabh, perhaps "howling"; Iobab):

(1) "Son" of Joktan (Genesis 10:29 1 Chronicles 1:23).

See TABLE OF NATIONS.

(2) An Edomite king (Genesis 36:33, 14 1 Chronicles 1:44, 45).

(3) King of Madon (Joshua 11:1).

(4) 1 Chronicles 8:9; and (5) 1 Chronicles 8:18, Benjamites.

The name is confused with that of Job in Septuagint of Job 42:17.

Strong's Hebrew
3103. Yobab -- a son of Joktan, also his desc., also two non-Isr. ...
... kings, also two Benjamites. Transliteration: Yobab Phonetic Spelling: (yo-bawb')
Short Definition: Jobab. ... kings, also two Benjamites NASB Word Usage Jobab (9). ...
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Library

Chapter xxxvi
... restorer"; Ithran ""advantage"; Cheran ""turtle"; 'Akan (v. Genesis 36:27) ""swift";
'Aran (v. Genesis 36:28) ""mountain goat"; Jobab (v. Genesis 36:33 ...
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How Every Nation was Denominated from their First Inhabitants.
... Now Joctan, one of the sons of Heber, had these sons, Elmodad, Saleph, Asermoth,
Jera, Adoram, Aizel, Decla, Ebal, Abimael, Sabeus, Ophir, Euilat, and Jobab. ...
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Chapter x
... Almodad and Sheleph and Hazarmaveth and Jerah; and Hadoram and Uzal and Diklah;
and Obal and Abimael and Sheba; and Ophir and Havilah and Jobab; all these were ...
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[Endnotes]
... Philistim. Sinite, Hadoram, " Arvadite, Uzal, " Zemarite, Diklah, " Hamathite. Obal, "
Abimael, " Sheba, " Ophir, " Havilah, " Jobab. ". JAPHETH. Gomer, Magog. ...
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Books of the Hebrew Canon.
... professes to come from an Aramaic source houtos hermeneuetai ek tes Suriakes biblou
[554] ), confuses Job ('yvv) with the Edomite king Jobab (yvvv) (Genesis 36 ...
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Thesaurus
Jobab (9 Occurrences)
...JOBAB. jo'-bab (yobhabh, perhaps "howling"; Iobab): (1) "Son" of Joktan (Genesis
10:29 1 Chronicles 1:23). ... Multi-Version Concordance Jobab (9 Occurrences). ...
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Bozrah (9 Occurrences)
... (1.) The city of Jobab, one of the early Edomite kings (Genesis 36:33). ... Genesis
36:33 Bela died, and Jobab, the son of Zerah of Bozrah, reigned in his place. ...
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Succeeded (81 Occurrences)
... bonds. (WEB WEY ASV NAS RSV NIV). Genesis 36:33 Bela died, and Jobab, the
son of Zerah of Bozrah, reigned in his place. (See NIV). ...
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Joktan (6 Occurrences)
... Genesis 10:29 Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan. ...
1 Chronicles 1:23 and Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. ...
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Temanites (2 Occurrences)
... Temanites (2 Occurrences). Genesis 36:34 Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the
Temanites reigned in his place. (WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY NAS NIV). ...
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Te'manites (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Te'manites (2 Occurrences). Genesis 36:34 Jobab died,
and Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his place. (See RSV). ...
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Temanite (8 Occurrences)
... Temanite (8 Occurrences). Genesis 36:34 Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the
Temanites reigned in his place. (Root in WEB JPS ASV BBE DBY YLT NAS NIV). ...
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Reigned (206 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS NAS RSV). Genesis 36:33 Bela died, and Jobab, the son of
Zerah of Bozrah, reigned in his place. (WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS RSV). ...
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Dieth (192 Occurrences)
... his sons. (YLT). Genesis 36:33 and Bela dieth, and reign in his stead doth
Jobab son of Zerah from Bozrah; (YLT). Genesis 36:34 and ...
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Bela (14 Occurrences)
... (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). Genesis 36:33 Bela died, and
Jobab, the son of Zerah of Bozrah, reigned in his place. ...
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Concordance
Jobab (9 Occurrences)

Genesis 10:29
Ophir, Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 36:33
Bela died, and Jobab, the son of Zerah of Bozrah, reigned in his place.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 36:34
Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Joshua 11:1
It happened, when Jabin king of Hazor heard of it, that he sent to Jobab king of Madon, to the king of Shimron, to the king of Achshaph,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 1:23
and Ophir, and Havilah, and Jobab. All these were the sons of Joktan.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 1:44
Bela died, and Jobab the son of Zerah of Bozrah reigned in his place.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 1:45
Jobab died, and Husham of the land of the Temanites reigned in his place.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 8:9
He became the father of Hodesh his wife, Jobab, and Zibia, and Mesha, and Malcam,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 8:18
and Ishmerai, and Izliah, and Jobab, the sons of Elpaal,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Jobab

Jobab: A King of Edom

Jobab: A King of Madon

Jobab: Name of Two Benjamites of Whom Little is Known

Jobab: Son of Joktan

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