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Jobab

The Bible

Bible Usage:

Dictionaries:

  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:

 

Easton's Bible Dictionary
Jobab

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.


Hitchcock's Names Dictionary
Jobab

sorrowful, hated


Naves Topical Index
Jobab

1. Son of Joktan
Genesis 10:29; 1 Chronicles 1:23

2. A king of Edom
Genesis 36:33-34; 1 Chronicles 1:44-45

3. A king of Madon
Joshua 11:1

4. Name of two Benjamites of whom little is known
1 Chronicles 8:9; 1 Chronicles 8:18


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)