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Almodad
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Almodad, Son of Joktan
Almodad, Son of Joktan (אַלְמוֹדָד‎, almodad). A descendant of Shem (Gen 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Almodad (Person)
ALMODAD (PERSON) [Heb ʾalmôdād (אַלְמֹודָד)]. Firstborn son of Joktan and hence the name of a South Arabian tribe (Gen 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20), which, however, has neither been identified nor localized in a satisfactory way. Retaining the Masoretic vocalization, the first syllable could be conceived as
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Almodad
Almodad. Son or descendant of Joktan in the family of Noah’s son Shem (Gn 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Almodad
Almodad al-mōʹdad [Heb. ’almôḏāḏ]. The first mentioned of the thirteen sons of Joktan (Gen. 10:26; 1 Ch. 1:20). The LXX reads Elmōdad; but if a South Arabian tribe is indicated, perhaps Al-Murad would be more accurate, involving only one consonantal change in the MT.R. K. Harrison
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Almodad
ALMODAD Son or descendant of Joktan in the family of Noah’s son Shem (Gn 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Almodad
ALMODAD. A people who lived in Southern Arabia descended from the first son of Joktan (Gen 10:26; 1 Chr 1:20).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Almodad
Almodad (Heb. ʾalmôḏāḏ)The first of the 13 sons of Joktan; the grandson of Eber. He was the ancestor of a South Arabian tribe (Gen. 10:26; 1 Chr. 1:20).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Almodad
Almodad [ăl mōˊdăd] (Heb. ˒almôḏāḏ The first of the thirteen sons of Joktan and the grandson of Eber; he was the ancestor of an Arabian tribe (Gen. 10:26; 1 Chr. 1:20).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Almodad
Almo´dad (measure), the first in order of the descendants of Joktan. Gen. 10:26; 1 Chron. 1:20.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Almodad
ALMO´DAD (al-mōʹdad). The son of Joktan, of the family of Shem (Gen. 10–26; 1 Chron. 1:20). He is said to have been the founder of an Arabian tribe, the locality of which is unknown.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Almodad
Almodadimmeasurable, the first named of the sons of Joktan (Gen. 10:26), the founder of an Arabian tribe.
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
Abimael Brother
Ophir Brother
Eber Grandfather
Peleg Uncle
Reu Cousin