Shobal
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Shobal

path; ear of corn

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Shobal

(flowing).

  1. Second son of Seir the Horite, (Genesis 36:20; 1 Chronicles 1:38) and one of the "dukes" of the Horites (Genesis 36:29)
  2. Son of Caleb the son of Hur and founder or prince of Kirjath-jearim. (1 Chronicles 2:50,52) (B.C. about 1445.)
  3. In (1 Chronicles 4:1,2) Shobal appears with Hur among the sons of Judah. He is possibly the same as the preceding.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Pilgrim.

(1.) The second son of Seir the Horite; one of the Horite "dukes" (Genesis 36:20).

(2.) One of the sons of Caleb, and a descendant of Hur (1 Chronicles 2:50, 52; 4:1, 2).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
SHOBAL

sho'-bal (shobhal, "overflowing"; Sobal, with variants):

(1) An Edomite name mentioned in connection with Lotan, Zibeon and Anah, as that of a "son" of Seir (Genesis 36:20), the father of a clan (Genesis 36:23), and a Horite "duke" ('alluph) (Genesis 36:29 1 Chronicles 1:38, 40).

(2) A Calebite, the father (possibly of the inhabitants) of Kiriath-jearim (1 Chronicles 2:50, 52).

(3) A Judahite, perhaps to be identified with (2) above (1 Chronicles 4:1 f).

Strong's Hebrew
7732. Shobal -- "flowing," an Edomite, also two Israelites
... 7731, 7732. Shobal. 7733 . "flowing," an Edomite, also two Israelites.
Transliteration: Shobal Phonetic Spelling: (sho-bawl') Short Definition: Shobal. ...
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Library

Chapter xxxvi
... 20-30. The following are the sons of Seir, the Horite, the inhabitants of the land:
Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon and Anah; and Dishon and Ezer and Dishan. ...
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The Hebrews and the Philistines --Damascus
... Edomites, Arabs, and Midianites were associated with this semi-Canaanite stock"for
example, Kain, Caleb, Othniel, Kenaz, Shobal, Ephah, and Jerahmeel, but ...
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Thesaurus
Shobal (9 Occurrences)
... 1, 2). Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia. SHOBAL. sho'-bal (shobhal ... 1 f).
Multi-Version Concordance Shobal (9 Occurrences). Genesis 36:20 ...
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Zibeon (7 Occurrences)
... Genesis 36:20 These are the sons of Seir the Horite, the inhabitants of the land:
Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS NIV). ...
/z/zibeon.htm - 9k

Zib'eon (7 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). Genesis 36:20 These are the sons of Seir the Horite, the inhabitants
of the land: Lotan and Shobal and Zibeon and Anah, (See RSV). ...
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Anah (10 Occurrences)
... Genesis 36:20 These are the sons of Seir the Horite, the inhabitants of the land:
Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
/a/anah.htm - 13k

Onam (4 Occurrences)
... Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia ONAM. o'-na ('onam, "vigorous"; compare ONAN):
(1) "Son" of Shobal "son" of Seir the Horite (Genesis 36:23 1 Chronicles 1:40). ...
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Lotan (5 Occurrences)
... Genesis 36:20 These are the sons of Seir the Horite, the inhabitants of the land:
Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah, (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV). ...
/l/lotan.htm - 8k

Manahath (3 Occurrences)
... where the King James Version reads "with ease," and the Revised Version (British
and American) "at their resting-place." (2) One of the sons of Shobal, the son ...
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Alvan (2 Occurrences)
... al'-van (`alwan, "tall"?): A son of Shobal, the Horite (Genesis 36:23). ... 1 Chronicles
1:40 The sons of Shobal: Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. ...
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Ebal (8 Occurrences)
... 28. (2) A son of Shobal, son of Seir, the Horite (Genesis 36:23 1 Chronicles
1:40). Multi-Version Concordance Ebal (8 Occurrences). ...
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Kir'iath-je'arim (18 Occurrences)
... (See RSV). 1 Chronicles 2:50 These were the sons of Caleb. The sons of Hur the
first-born of Ephrath: Shobal the father of Kiriath-jearim; (See RSV). ...
/k/kir'iath-je'arim.htm - 11k

Concordance
Shobal (9 Occurrences)

Genesis 36:20
These are the sons of Seir the Horite, the inhabitants of the land: Lotan, Shobal, Zibeon, Anah,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 36:23
These are the children of Shobal: Alvan, Manahath, Ebal, Shepho, and Onam.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Genesis 36:29
These are the chiefs who came of the Horites: chief Lotan, chief Shobal, chief Zibeon, chief Anah,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 1:38
The sons of Seir: Lotan, and Shobal, and Zibeon, and Anah, and Dishon, and Ezer, and Dishan.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 1:40
The sons of Shobal: Alian, and Manahath, and Ebal, Shephi, and Onam. The sons of Zibeon: Aiah, and Anah.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:50
These were the sons of Caleb, the son of Hur, the firstborn of Ephrathah: Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 2:52
Shobal the father of Kiriath Jearim had sons: Haroeh, half of the Menuhoth.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 4:1
The sons of Judah: Perez, Hezron, and Carmi, and Hur, and Shobal.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

1 Chronicles 4:2
Reaiah the son of Shobal became the father of Jahath; and Jahath became the father of Ahumai and Lahad. These are the families of the Zorathites.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Shobal

Shobal: Son of Caleb

Shobal: Son of Judah

Shobal: Son of Seir

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