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Bible Usage:


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

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary


1. Ishmael's eldest son (Genesis 25:13), and the prince of an Israelitish tribe (16). He had a sister, Mahalath, who was one of Esau's wives (Genesis 28:9; 36:3).

2. The name of the Ishmaelite tribe descended from the above (Genesis 25:13, 18). The "rams of Nebaioth" (Isaiah 60:7) are the gifts which these wandering tribes of the desert would consecrate to God.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

words; prophecies; buds

Naves Topical Index

Called also Nebajoth.

Son of Ishmael
Genesis 25:13; Genesis 28:9; Genesis 36:3; 1 Chronicles 1:29

Prophecies concerning
Isaiah 60:7

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Nebaioth, Nebajoth

(heights), the "first-born of Ishm'l," (Genesis 25:13; 1 Chronicles 1:29) (B.C. about 1850), and father of a pastoral tribe named after him, the "rams Of Nebaioth" being mentioned by the prophet Isaiah, (Isaiah 60:7) with the; flocks of Kedar. From the days of Jerome: this people had been identified with the Nabath'ans of Greek and Roman history Petra was their capital. (They first settled in the country southeast of Palestine, and wandered gradually in search of pasturage till they came to Kedar, of which Isaiah speaks. Probably the Nebaioth of Arabia Petrea were, as M. Quatremere argues the same people as the Nebat of Chaldea.

McClintock and Strong's Cyclopedia.)