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Abimael
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Abimael, Son of Joktan
Abimael, Son of Joktan (אֲבִימָאֵל‎, avima'el). A descendant of Shem. The ninth of the thirteen sons of Joktan, and son of Eber, the brother of Peleg, in whose days the earth was divided (Gen 10:25–29; 1 Chr 1:19–23).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Abimael (Person)
ABIMAEL (PERSON) [Heb ʾăbı̂māʾēl (אֲבִימָאֵל)]. A son of Joktan and thus the name of an Arabian tribe (Gen 10:28; 1 Chr 1:22), which has not been identified nor localized in a satisfactory way. The name is either to be analyzed as ʾăbı̂ + (as an emphasizing enclitic particle) + ʾēl “(my) father
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Abimael
Abimael. One of the many sons or descendants of Joktan, and thus a descendant of Shem (Gn 10:28; 1 Chr 1:22).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Abimael
Abimael ə-bimʹə-el [Heb. aḇîmā’ēl—‘my father is God’ or ‘God is father’]. The ninth of the thirteen sons of Joktan son of Eber, a descendant of Shem (Gen. 10:25–29; 1 Ch. 1:19–23). Like some of the other names in this list, the name is linguistically south Arabian, and the tribes indicated are
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Abimael
ABIMAEL One of the many sons or descendants of Joktan, and thus a descendant of Shem (Gn 10:28; 1 Chr 1:22).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Abimael
Abimael (ah-bim´ay-uhl; Heb., “El [God] is my father”), the son of Joktan, a descendant of Noah’s son Shem (Gen. 10:28).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Abimael
ABIMAEL. One of the sons of Joktan, a descendant of Shem, supposed founder of a tribe among the Arabians (Gen 10:28; 1 Chr 1:22). Such names with a medial m are found both in S Arabic (Abmi-˓athtar) and Akkadian (Ili-ma-abi).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Abimael
Abimael (Heb. ʾăḇɩ̂māʾēl)One of the sons of Joktan (Gen. 10:28; 1 Chr. 1:22); progenitor of a South Arabian tribe.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Abimael
Abimael [ə bĭmˊĭ əl] (Heb. ˒aḇîmā˒ēl “my father is God”). One of the sons of Joktan (Gen. 10:28; 1 Chr. 1:22) and progenitor of a South Arabian tribe.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Abima-el
Abim´a-el (father of Mael), a descendant of Joktan, Gen. 10:28; 1 Chron. 1:22, and probably the progenitor of an Arab tribe (Mali).
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Abimael
ABIM´AEL (a-bimʹā-ēl; “my father is God” [?]). One of the sons of Joktan, in Arabia (Gen. 10:28; 1 Chron. 1:22). He has been supposed to be the founder of an Arabian tribe called Maël.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Abimael
Abimaelfather of Mael, one of the sons or descendants of Joktan, in Northern Arabia (Gen. 10:28; 1 Chr. 1:22).
See also
Relatives
Joktan Father
Hadoram Brother
Havilah Brother
Jobab Brother
Sheba Brother
Obal Brother
Hazarmaveth Brother
Uzal Brother
Diklah Brother
Jerah Brother
Sheleph Brother
Ophir Brother
Almodad Brother
Eber Grandfather
Peleg Uncle
Reu Cousin